February 28, 2013
We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.
March 9, 2011
On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th...
February 6, 2011
The trip was canceled after Amnesty International and other groups prepared a dossier on his administration’s use of torture.
January 2, 2011
In January 2011, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.
December 2, 2010
On 29 November, the Tennessee Supreme Court granted a stay of execution in the case of Stephen West, who was due to be put...