Public Safety & Justice

Trump Wants to Execute Drug Dealers -- But Most States Won't

In the state the president previewed his new policy, a bipartisan bill to ban the death penalty just passed, representing a growing opposition to the practice.

What DOJ’s California Lawsuit Means for Immigrant Sanctuaries Across the Country

The White House indicated that it may sue other states with policies similar to California's. Does it have a case anywhere else?

• Trump's Leaked Immigration Rule Already Having Impacts

With No Power to Pass Gun Laws, Florida Cities Prepare Plan B (and C)

Florida's failure to ban assault weapons has angered some local officials, but they have few options for recourse. Some are taking the issue to voters, while others are challenging a state law that bans cities from passing gun laws.

• Connecticut Goes to War With NRA

Trump's Leaked Immigration Rule Already Having Impacts

Regardless of whether a proposal to drastically expand the reasons for denying green cards becomes law, many legal immigrants are afraid to use government assistance -- for themselves and their children.