The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has sued the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, over documents the group says the agency has failed to turn over after a Freedom of Information Act request.
The National Voter Registration Act is supposed make it easier for Americans to participate in elections. But the American Civil Liberties Union has accused several Arizona state agencies of “persistently violating” the federal law.
This week marks 25 years since more than 1,700 scientists, led by the Union of Concerned Scientists, issued a “warning to humanity” concerning the costs of continued environmental destruction. Now, they’ve issued another – this one signed by 15,000 scientists representing 184 countries.