What is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act?

(WASHINGTON) -- The funeral for Tyre Nichols was filled with tributes for the 29-year-old who died after a violent encounter with police, and a call to action for reform.Nichols’ mother RowVaughn Wells, who addressed the mourners gathered in Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church through tears,... Read More.

Explainer: DOJ probes draw attention to the Presidential Records Act

(WASHINGTON) -- Two federal investigations into the handling of classified documents have drawn attention to a decades-old law governing presidential records.Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday appointed a special counsel to investigate President Joe Biden's handling of classified documents, including materials he kept from... Read More.

What the Respect for Marriage Act does and doesn’t do

(WASHINGTON) -- The Respect for Marriage Act, which will be signed into law on Tuesday by President Joe Biden, is being celebrated as historic by him and lawmakers of both parties.While the law will guarantee federal recognition of same-sex and interracial marriages, it was... Read More.