Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law restricting concealed carry

The Supreme Court ruling is a victory for Second Amendment advocates, who opposed the New York law restricting concealed carry gun licenses.

Cryptocurrency is more centralized than many advocates claim, according to report

Researchers found that there can be "unintended centralities" in these supposed decentralized systems. "It's been taken for granted that the blockchain is immutable and decentralized, because the...

Free school lunches for all set to end, creating ‘perfect storm’ amid high inflation

Congressional child nutrition waivers that allowed for free meals in school and other food assistance measures are expiring June 30. Advocates say it couldn’t come at a worse time.

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Patriot Front leader among those arrested near Idaho Pride

After the arrest of more than two dozen members of a white supremacist group near a northern Idaho pride event, including one identified as its founder, LGBTQ advocates said Sunday that...

Live updates: Uvalde, Buffalo survivors speak at gun violence hearing

The hearing comes as lawmakers and advocates, such as Matthew McConaughey, push to reform gun laws after mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas and Buffalo.

San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin recalled in blow to progressives

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin was projected to be ousted in a recall Wednesday, marking a stunning setback for progressive advocates of criminal justice reform.  The Associated Press…

Lawmakers are racing to pass tech antitrust reforms before midterms

The American Innovation and Choice Online Act would prohibit dominant tech platforms from unfairly ranking their services above those of rivals. Many advocates believe the bill must pass ahead of...

We haven’t been this close to reparations since the end of the Civil War’: Historic report lays out case to...

The report details California’s history of participation in white supremacy through slavery. It details government policies and actions that served to discriminate against Black residents in all...

Blaming mass shootings on the nation's mental health crisis is 'harmful', advocates say

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience mental illness each year.

As Biden administration leans toward $10,000 in student loan forgiveness, advocates push back

Advocates expressed anger and disappointment on Friday in response to news that the Biden administration is leaning toward $10,000 in student loan relief.

SEC Proposes More Disclosure Requirements for ESG Funds

SEC Proposes More Disclosure Requirements for ESG Funds. Agency votes to float plans to give investors more information on environmental, social and corporate-governance vehicles. SEC votes to...

SEC to Propose More Disclosure Requirements for ESG Funds

SEC to Propose More Disclosure Requirements for ESG Funds. Agency considering new rules for vehicles that appeal to concerns about climate change or social justice. SEC to issue two proposals that...

Bill Gates explains what you can do now to fight climate change

Gates: Buy products that are less carbon emissions intensive than the conventional, often cheaper, alternative. The idea of a "green premium" is one that Gates has discussed often. Gates said...

Crypto Meltdown Exposes Hollowness of its Libertarian Promise

To its advocates, cryptocurrency is, at its heart, a libertarian project to free mankind from the shackles of government. Do Kwon, the South Korean creator of the stablecoin TerraUSD, regularly...

What abortion rights advocates are planning if Roe falls

Attorneys and advocates are exploring options beyond lawsuits, including using strategies once relied on by their foes.

Elon Musk praises Chinese workers, says Americans 'trying to avoid' work

Elon Musk praised Chinese workers during an event this week. Musk said he expected some “very strong companies” to emerge from the country. He also took a jab at some members of the U.S. labor...

Asian tropes in sex-selective abortion bans have advocates worried about what's to come

“It’s just a really awful attempt to ... leverage stereotypes about our communities that are not actually true and are just deeply steeped in racism,” one organizer said.

What overturning Roe v. Wade could mean for decades-old abortion bans still on the books

Abortion rights advocates in Michigan are raising alarms about a restrictive abortion ban put in place in 1931 before the US Supreme Court's 1973 landmark decision in Roe v. Wade.

The reputational cost of impartiality: How long can Corporate America stay silent?

On Monday, Politico reported that the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that enshrined America's constitutional right to abortion. Corporations have...

Feds propose first major revamp to fair housing rules since 1995

Federal regulators propose changes to the Community Reinvestment Act. The changes look to offer clearer guidelines and public benchmarks for evaluation. The proposed changes would allow smaller...

Demand for abortion pills will soar if Roe v. Wade is overturned, advocates say

N.J. plastic bag ban poses greater challenges for low-income, disabled, advocates say

New Jersey's single-use plastic bag ban starts May 4. Food pantries will get a six-month reprieve from the ban to help make the transition. Church leaders wanted to know if they may be prone to...

Biden Says He Is Taking a ‘Hard Look’ at Student Loan Relief

President Biden said the amount would not be $50,000 per borrower, which some Democrats and advocates are pushing for as a way to address economic and racial disparities.

Will President Biden Forgive Student Loan Debt?

Some advocates believe President Biden’s repeated extensions of the repayment pause, now set to end Aug. 31, could force his hand on loan forgiveness.

California sets clean energy record as it pushes toward climate change goals

The state hit the 97% renewable energy mark at 3:39 p.m. on Sunday, April 3. The previous record was 96.4% that had been set a week earlier. The state is on the road to transitioning to net-zero...

Caught in feud between Texas and White House, migrants arrive in Washington, D.C

Advocates said Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is using migrants and asylum-seekers as political pawns by busing them to the nation's capital.

The new White House rule: Do not talk about Joe Manchin

As another round of talks on a climate and spending bill ramps up, aides and advocates are under strict orders to keep their mouths shut — lest they antagonize the all-important senator.

Ukrainians, advocates call for timeline and other details on welcoming refugees to U.S

Ukrainian-Americans hoping to bring their family to the U.S. and advocacy groups urge the Biden administration to welcome the refugees before it's too late.

Controversial SEC proposal would rein in large shareholders like Elon Musk

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a controversial rule change that it says can “modernize” disclosure rules for investors who buy a large block of a public company's stock....

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