Charges dropped against suspect in fatal beating of transgender NY woman

Thursday, November 21, 2013
SOURCE: Facebook & LinkedIn

NEW YORK  – Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against a 20-year-old man accused of fatally beating a transgender woman in Harlem, citing the “uniquely complex” circumstances surrounding the…

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NY Attorney General report questions efficacy of stop & frisk policy

Sunday, November 17, 2013
SOURCE: NY Attorney General

A report released by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday is raising questions on whether “stop-and-frisk” has been effective in reducing crime and violence in New…

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Transcript: Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer’s Q&A with LAO analyst Drew Soderborg on the increase in California’s prison population before the Assembly Select Committee on Justice Reinvestment on Oct. 21, 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Partial transcript of Assemblyman Reginald Jones-Sawyer’s (D-Los Angeles) Q&A with Drew Soderborg, Managing Principal Analyst, Corrections, Transportation, and Environment, at the Legislative Analyst’s Office, on the contributing factors…

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Toomey & Manchin introduce bill to expand background checks for gun purchases

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Manchin gun 4.10.13

A bill introduced by pro-gun Senators Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) will expand criminal and mental health background checks for firearm purchases at gun shows and…

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Transcript: Press briefing Q&A with Sen. Pat Toomey & Sen. Joe Manchin on the bipartisan amendment to strengthen criminal background checks for gun purchases

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Excerpts from press briefing Q&A with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) on the bipartisan amendment to strengthen background checks for gun purchases on April…

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Transcript: Press briefing remarks by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) on the proposed gun background check amendment

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Transcript of press briefing remarks by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) on a proposed amendment to strengthen background checks on gun purchases on April 10, 2013:

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Transcript: Q&A with Ambassador Samir Sumaida’ie on the state of Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion

Monday, April 8, 2013

Partial transcript of Q&A with Samir Sumaida’ie, former Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, on the state of Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion at the Carnegie…

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House reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act of 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013
WTF House reauthorizes VAWA 2.28.13

The House of Representatives today passed the Violence Against Women Act by a vote of 286 to 138. 

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Senate reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act of 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
WTF Senate reauthorizes VAWA 2013

The Senate on Tuesday voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which funds programs to prevent and prosecute domestic violence and sexual assault crimes as well as…

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Transcript: President Barack Obama says “There’s no legislation being proposed to subvert the Second Amendment”

Monday, February 4, 2013
President Barack Obama delivers remarks following a roundtable discussion with local leaders and law enforcement officials on how to reduce gun violence, at the Minneapolis Police Department Special Operations Center in Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 4, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Partial transcript of remarks by President Barack Obama on reducing gun violence in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Feb. 4, 2013: 

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