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January 5, 2016

President Obama announced today that he would implement stronger gun control policies by executive action, including background checks, increased access to mental health care, exploring gun safety...

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December 22, 2015

Over the past two months, detainees in 10 immigration detention facilities across Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida and California have staged hunger strikes to protest their prolonged and indefin...

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December 22, 2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed an executive order requiring all minors to be housed in juvenile facilities, rather than adult prisons. New York and North Carolina are the only two states to aut...

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December 18, 2015

During his year-end press conference today, President Obama referred to an 'irreducible population’ at Guantánamo and referenced his forthcoming plan to close the detention facility, which reported...

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