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Public Safety & Justice

California Is Now an Official 'Sanctuary State.' Will Others Follow?

A couple of other states are considering similar bills. It was an uphill battle -- even in one of the most pro-immigrant states.

• New York Governor Restricts What State Workers Can Say About Immigration

The Fight to Fix America's Broken Bail System

Jails are filled with low-risk offenders awaiting court dates. There's bipartisan support to change that, so why is it still hard to get anything done?

Should Public Schools Teach Kids How to Interact With Police?

States are starting to require it. Ironically, police advocates and groups like Black Lives Matter agree that the new laws are problematic.

Before Las Vegas Shooting, Nevadans Voted for Stricter Gun Control. Then the State Refused to Enforce It.

Nevada's recent politics suggest just how difficult it can be for states to enact gun control measures -- even when a majority of citizens favor them.

• Las Vegas Shooting Strains Nevada's Doctor Shortage, Prompts Medical Emergency