The new private enforcement laws endorse what amounts to a civilized form of vigilantism. Recent years have seen an alarming number of vigilante threats or acts against immigrants seeking asylum, Black Lives Matters protesters and voting rights driv
Isaac Arnsdorf, Doug Bock Clark, Alexandra Berzon and Anjeanette Damon
Steve Bannon urged his followers to take over local-level GOP positions, inspiring thousands of Trump supporters to take control of the Republican Party at the local level and to reshape how elections are run.
This is the first time a six week ban has gone into effect and the ban has handed enforcement to private citizens, rather than authorities. The bill allows private citizens to file civil lawsuits against anyone they believe “aids and abets.”
Latest Census Bureau data shows the United States grew more racially diverse over the past decade — a change driven in part by an increase in the multiracial population and the growing number of Hispanic or Latino residents in Southern states...
We have not fully reckoned with just how much death is directly attributable to Donald J. Trump. There is a compelling argument to be made that he has achieved the remarkable feat of having personally caused hundreds of thousands of people to die.
Congressional approval of the resolution is crucial first step by Democrats toward enacting President Biden's domestic agenda. The president and Democratic caucus are prepared to go forward in addressing the long-neglected needs of working families.
Three things that could become illegal in my Philadelphia classroom if Pennsylvania House Bill 1532 becomes law: analyzing the original text of the U.S. Constitution, reading Martin Luther King Jr.’s writing, and discussing inequitable school funding