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Veni/Getty Images (INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — The Indiana Legislature voted Tuesday to override the governor’s veto of the anti-trans bill that bans transgender girls from participating in girls’ sports in K-12 schools. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb vetoed the bill in March. He said the bill fell short in clarifying or creating policy to ensure “fairness” in […]

Alexi J. Rosenfeld/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Daniel Enriquez, 48, was shot and killed in an unprovoked attack on a Q train Sunday in New York City as it headed into Manhattan. The tragedy comes just a few weeks after a gunman opened fire on an N train subway car during rush hour, shooting and […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — Stop AAPI Hate has become a leading force in tracking and addressing the rise in anti-Asian attacks in communities across the country. The leaders behind this group are taking to the California legislature to turn this community-driven effort into legislation with its No Place for Hate policy initiative. Unlike other […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — The funerals for several victims of the mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, are starting to take place. Ten people, all of whom were Black, were killed in a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket in an attack authorities are calling a “racially motivated hate crime.” The victims included […]

Catherine McQueen/Getty Images (JONESBORO, Ga.) — Hate crime charges have been announced against a man accused of planning to fatally shoot customers and employees of two Jonesboro, Georgia, convenience stores. Larry Edward Foxworth allegedly fired a gun repeatedly into two convenience stores at 2:30 a.m. on July 30, 2021. Both stores were open for business. […]

Courtesy Sara Anne Willette (NEW YORK) — For millions, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant working from home, seeing friends and family less and other changes to life as they knew it. In many cases, it also meant dealing with the virus either themselves or with a loved one. Restrictions came and went and widespread vaccination […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Within the pages of the alleged Buffalo shooter’s plan to attack a Buffalo, New York supermarket, he described the radical ideals he said he cultivated on the internet. It included racist and antisemitic rants reminiscent of the sentiments espoused by shooters who committed similar atrocities in El Paso, Texas, […]

WIN-Initiative/Neleman/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — For people in jails and prisons across the country, where reproductive health care is already abysmal, the potential end of Roe v. Wade is a haunting prospect. “[People are] going to be forced to carry a pregnancy and be forced to give birth — that literally will be part of […]

Scott Olson/Getty Images (BUFFALO, N.Y.) — The city of Buffalo, New York, is grieving following a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket that left 10 people dead and another three wounded on Saturday. Resident Myles Carter was just a few blocks from the scene that day, and the sounds of his neighbors crying out in […]

Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — An Alabama judge has partially blocked the state’s gender-affirming trans youth care ban. S.B. 184, the Vulnerable Child Protection Act, states that anyone who provides gender-affirming care to anyone under 19 could be convicted of a felony and face up to 10 years in prison and a $15,000 […]

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