Public Safety & Justice

'A Pervasive Evil': Governors Raise Awareness About Trafficking

Most states have recently passed laws to combat trafficking. But they aren't always funded or enforced, and some activists say they could have the opposite intended effect.

Cities Ban Government Use of Facial Recognition

Three American cities have now banned the use of facial recognition technology in local government amid concerns it's inaccurate and biased.

How Nevada Plans to Solve the Marijuana Banking Problem

The state is drawing inspiration from the gambling industry to get cannabis businesses access to banks.

Despite Census Citizenship Ruling, Officials Say 'Damage Has Been Done'

The justices rejected the Trump administration's plan, for now, to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Even if it's not ultimately added, there are concerns about immigrants, minorities and low-income people not being counted.