Public Safety & Justice

States Confront Past and Present Forced Sterilization

States -- including California, where female prisoners were involuntarily sterilized as late as 2013 -- are figuring out how to compensate the victims.

'Right to Hunt' Amendments Pit Gun Rights vs. Animal Welfare

With backing by the NRA, making hunting a constitutionally protected right has become increasingly popular in the past decade. The latest battlegrounds are Alabama and Mississippi.

Oregon Could Be the Next State to Let Immigrants Get Licenses

Oregonians will decide in November whether they want to join the 10 states that already issue a driver's card or license to undocumented immigrants.

Can Body Cameras Really Reduce Police Use of Force?

Ferguson police are the latest of more than 1,000 departments to wear body cameras, which are proven to reduce officers' use of force and citizens' complaints against cops.

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