Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
America’s Youth Under Fire
6 Ways to Reduce Gun Violence in America
Myth vs. Fact: Debunking the Gun Lobby’s Favorite Talking Points
Beyond Our Borders
Stolen Guns in America
Young people’s involvement in faith-based activism is not new, and their work fighting for righteous causes should be supported.
In Iowa, several concerning aspects of gun violence warrant a strong policy response, and elected leaders must take action to ensure the safety of every Iowan.
Igor and guest host Chelsea Parsons, the vice president of Gun Violence Prevention at CAP, speak with the young people who organized March for Our Lives on the National Mall.
Congress’ spending deal makes a number of important policy advances—although it shamefully leaves Dreamers behind.
Extreme risk protection orders provide a crucial tool for family members and law enforcement to intervene and prevent a tragic shooting.
Guns in the hands of domestic abusers pose an extreme risk to victims of abuse.
A comprehensive approach to reducing gun violence must include support for evidence-based violence intervention programs that engage all community stakeholders.
A glaring gap in the federal law allows individuals to buy a gun without a background check and with no questions asked.
Two decades of restrictions on public health research into gun violence has left us willfully ignorant about the full scope of this problem and the most effective interventions to prevent it.
Conservative Attacks on Discipline Reform Are a Distraction from Meaningful Action to Prevent Gun Violence
Education leaders should focus on how to make schools safe, welcoming environments for all students—including through discipline reform.
Weapons of war should have no place in our communities.
This week, Michele and Igor sit down with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to discuss the renewed debate on gun control, among other issues.
President Trump's promise to make schools safer after the Parkland shooting rings hollow against the cuts to such efforts in his 2019 budget.
Mayors nationwide are resisting the Trump administration's "tough on crime" tactics in favor of smarter, fairer, and more effective public safety strategies.