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You Can Fight Back Against Jeff Sessions’s War on Legal Weed

The AG's actions may end up demonstrating the real limits of federal power over citizens and states that reject federal drug policies.
Tamar Todd
Jolene Forman
4.13.18
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After Parkland, Senator Dianne Feinstein Finally Sees a Path Forward for Gun Control

VICE Impact talks to the California senator, and longtime advocate for stricter gun control, about the momentum for reform after the March for Our Lives.
Richard Greene
4.12.18
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Treating Some Drugs Like Food Regulations Could Radically Alter Long-Term Addiction

If we want to end overdose deaths we need to radically rethink our drug policies with new solutions like drug checking services and supervised consumption sites.
Derek Rosenfeld
4.12.18
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Campus Organizers Petition Government Agency to Recognize US as 'a Nation of Immigrants'

The new mission statement by the USCIS sparked a college-led, pro-immigration controversy for students to take action.
Katelyn Harrop
4.10.18
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Pride Fund to End Gun Violence Rallies the LGBTQ Community Behind Gun Control Reform

Iraq war veteran and DC political consultant Jason Lindsay's organization is determined to take on the NRA by lobbying to help gay people and their allies elect candidates who will act on new gun policy.
Alice Rowsome
4.9.18
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'Vice' on HBO Tackles Criminal Justice Reform and Youth Incarceration

Here's how you can help at risk youth from becoming an incarceration statistic.
Impact Staff
4.6.18
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These Veterans Are Standing With the Parkland Students in the Gun Control Debate

The school shooting in Florida has amplified the message of former soldiers who want stronger gun regulation.
Jasper Craven
4.5.18
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Thousands Are Marching on Washington on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination to Fight Racial Injustice

The National Council of Churches spearheaded the rally as part of an initiative to confront racism, and address accountability to fight racial injustice within the faith community.
Kimberley Richards
4.4.18
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Syrian Refugees Are Finally Creating Much Needed Mental Health Support Systems

In one embattled city, nearly 90 percent of depression cases are caused by the war. We can do something to change that.
International Rescue Committee
4.3.18
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Washington's Newly Signed Voting Rights Act Empowers Communities of Color

The state admitted to weakening Latino votes based on racist practices. Now, it's committed to change.
Kimberley Richards
3.30.18
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Ex-Juvenile Detainees Get Job Training and a Second Chance at This Dallas Restaurant

Dropping recidivism rates, one new job at a time.
Eric Kingrea
3.29.18
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Gays Against Guns Links the Fight for Gun Control With LGBTQ Activism

After the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2016, the LGBTQ community has become a leading voice in the fight for gun control
Alice Rowsome
3.28.18
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