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Attorney General Ferguson Convenes Washington Organized Retail Crime Theft Task Force

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced the creation of a statewide Organized Retail Crime Theft Task Force.

Interior Department Announces Programs To Advance Environmental Justice

Justice WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden's Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related investments to disadvantaged communities that are

How Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe Became One Of The Most Vocal HIV/AIDS activists

 Arthur Ashe may have been most known for his tennis success, but it was his activism that set him apart off the court.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.

More Homeless Encampments To Be Removed

Washington state plans to remove homeless camps near freeways. Thurston County OK'd a $5 million agreement to get it done.

Clarence Thomas’ Second Amendment Ruling Shows Power Of Conservative Supermajority

For more than a decade, individual Supreme Court conservatives lamented lower court decisions that endorsed gun regulations, as their own court failed to expand a 2008 ruling that said the Second Amendment protects a right to a handgun in the home for self-defense.

Supreme Court Protects Cops Who Fail To Issue Miranda Rights

The Justices voted on Thursday, June 23, to limit the ability to enforce those rights, noting that suspects who aren’t warned about their right to remain silent can no longer sue an officer under federal civil rights laws.

‘Outrageous.’ New York Leaders React To The Us Supreme Court Ruling On State Gun Law

The decision could potentially allow more guns to be carried in public and critics say the ruling will impair sensible solutions they think can curb gun violence.

Biden Proposes Strengthening Title IX Protections For Transgender Students

The new rules would clarify that Title IX's protections against discrimination apply to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Organizations Sign Letter Calling On Biden To Strike Deal For Griner’s Release

Dozens of civil and human rights organizations have joined Cherelle Griner, the wife of detained WNBA star Brittney Griner, in urging President Joe Biden to strike a deal for the athlete's release.

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