One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
Everytown for Gun Safety
Outraged by the country’s mass shooting epidemic, gun reform groups say they've seen an unprecedented jump in membership and activity since last month's massacre at a Florida high school.
Initiative to revamp campaign finance, ethics oversight in state becomes fault line for national debate.
“You either want to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people or you want to put them in the hands of as many people as possible, whether they’re dangerous or not.”
By focusing on gun control, Oregon activists managed to turn the 2014 election into a referendum on guns – and when the dust and the dollars settled, two pro-gun control candidates won.