Safety


A memorial in El Paso, Texas, after a white shooter targeted Latino shoppers at Walmart. Image via Shutterstock
‘A Carousel of Victims’: Here’s What You Need to Understand About the FBI’s Latest Hate Crimes Report

The number of anti-Hispanic hate crimes rose to 527 from 485 in 2018, while there were 953 reports of anti-Jewish crimes, a 14% surge over the previous year.

President Donald Trump has refused to allow the transition of power to begin, sparking concerns about national security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
National Security Officials Are Sounding the Alarm About Trump’s Refusal to Concede

"The [9/11] commission also concluded that avoiding future disruptions in transitions was deeply in the national interest.”

Domestic violence is a driver of homelessness
Domestic Violence Survivors Desperately Need Safe Housing. Too Often, They’re Not Getting It.

Domestic violence victims are facing unprecedented barriers to safety, and the general election on Nov. 3 might determine exactly how the country navigates this wave.

Savanna's Act
Savanna’s Act Is a ‘Critical First Step’ to Prevent the Horrific Violence Indigenous Women Face

The law serves as "a reminder that the U.S. government has so much more to do to repair the broken promises to Native communities."

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo via Michigan Office of the Governor)
Trump’s Rhetoric Has Consequences: Michigan Kidnapping Plot Is Only the Latest Example

Trump’s history of inflammatory language has consequences. The Michigan Kidnapping plot is the latest example.

Domestic abuse survivors missing coronavirus stimulus payments
More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.

Increasing Violence
The DOJ Thinks Portland, Seattle, and New York Are ‘Anarchist’ Cities. Data Shows Why That’s Not True.

While the murder rate is rising—15% nationally, according to the FBI, and 28% in the 59 cities studied by Asher—Trump is wrong about it being a Democratic problem.