Stories tagged: "violence"


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What Will Happen to Right-Wing Violence After Trump Leaves Office?

Right-wing extremists and white supremacists have gotten "leaner and meaner" in the Trump era. It's unclear what happens next.

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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."

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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.

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.

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Gun Sales Are Up Because of Coronavirus. So Is the Risk for a Woman to Be Killed in Her Home.

Fears of social fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has led to an 85% increase in gun sales from March of last year.

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White Nationalist Groups Are Growing Even More Violent to Fuel Society’s Collapse, Report Finds

The Southern Poverty Law Center's annual report on extremist groups said its count of white nationalist groups has risen 55% over the past three years.

House passes bill to protect healthcare workers from violence

Between 2011 and 2013, 70 to 74 percent of the roughly 25,000 annual workplace assaults occurred in healthcare and social service settings.