According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, the number of children that are being harmed by firearms in the home every year has drastically increased in the past decade, with percentages of children who die by firearm nearly doubling.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Long before an ex-student opened fire on his former classmates in Parkland, Florida, many school districts conducted regular shooting drills — exercises that sometimes included simulated gunfire and blood and often happened with no warning that the attack wasn’t real.
President Donald Trump’s call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with their own tough anti-abortion bills that they hope can pass muster with the Supreme Court.
Earlier this week, a foster care agency in South Carolina was granted permission to continue receiving federal funding despite discriminating against LGBT potential parents who want to adopt, in addition to parents of religions other than protestant.
TOKYO (AP) — Human rights and LGBT activists on Friday denounced a ruling by Japan’s Supreme Court upholding a law that effectively requires transgender people to be sterilized before they can have their gender changed on official documents.