Screen Shot 2014-09-29 at 1.00.49 PMBloomberg Takes on the NRA

Women are far more receptive to gun control: 65 percent of women favor stronger gun laws

By Alison Fairbrother

In 16 states and the District of Columbia, where background checks are mandated, 38 percent fewer women are shot to death by their partners, 39 percent fewer on-duty police officers are killed and 49 percent fewer people commit suicide with guns, according to billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s new advocacy group.

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The Ultimate Question

Hands Up Don't Shoot 2It explains everything about Ferguson

The Justice Department is conducting an investigation of Ferguson’s Police Department. And a grand jury is scheduled to decide this month whether the officer who shot Brown will be indicted. If he is not, look for Ferguson to light up again.

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The president shares responsibility if no action taken on chemical-plant safety

By Rick Hind Read

SCOTUSLaurence Tribe’s Half-Court Press

Tribe and Matz don’t really have a new angle on these widely-discussed cases

By Scott Lemieux Read

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The real cost of the big foreign-policy initiatives of George W. Bush

By Lou Dubose Read

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Ignored is the truly revolutionary emergence of new media

By Marc Cooper Read

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