Safety


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.

Catie Jacobson (left), Mitchell Pinsky, and Talia LeVine. Images via subjects; graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd for COURIER
Why Students Organizing to End Gun Violence Are Helping to Register New Voters

Activists with Students Demand Action are working to register 100,000 new young voters before the November election.

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
26 People Have Now Accused Trump of Sexual Assault

Amy Dorris says Trump groped her and forcibly kissed her at the US Open tennis tournament in 1997.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.