(AKRON, Ohio) -- Tensions between protesters and law enforcement have persisted amid weekslong demonstrations following the fatal police shooting of 25-year-old Jayland Walker. As protesters seek accountability from police in Walker's death, local and national advocacy groups have released lists of demands for the mayor... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- If the Supreme Court upends nearly 50 years of abortion rights as expected, all eyes will be on the White House and a liberal president who has vowed to fight to keep abortion access. But what can he do, really? In recent weeks, dozens... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of mass shootings that have rocked the nation, the gun safety groups Moms Demand Action and Students Demand Action came to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to pressure senators to pass stalled gun-related legislation. Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Bank of America announced Tuesday that it will slash overdraft fees -- the fines consumers pay when they make a purchase with their debit card but don't have enough money in their account -- from $35 to $10 starting this May. The changes... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A healthy athlete all his life, Jared Butler entered his college basketball physical exam as the last step before he could step on the court. But an unexpected diagnosis of a potentially lethal heart condition put him on the sidelines while... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — There is a high school sophomore from Texas who wakes up at 6 a.m. on the weekends when she knows her parents are asleep, so she can secretly and quietly make calls as an ambassador for a teen pro-vaccine group, fighting... Read More.
KISS co-founder Gene Simmons is among the many artists who are supporting and participating in ASCAP's virtual "Stand with Songwriters" Advocacy Month, during which members of the performing-rights organization are encouraging members of Congress to support the rights of music creators. Launched because of the... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A coalition of voter advocacy and civil liberties organizations have doubled down on opposing proposed legislation that would impose new voting restrictions in Georgia, calling on major corporations based in the state to oppose the... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- State legislators have filed a record number of bills this year that would impact the rights of transgender people, according to an LGBTQ advocacy group.There have been 82 such bills introduced so far... Read More.