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Who’s to Blame for the U.S. Opioid Crisis?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 9.7 million Americans misused prescription opioids in 2019. Another 745,000 used heroin, an opioid made from morphine and sold illegally on the streets. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also have…

Coral Gables, Florida - May 30, 2020: Police kneeling along side out of view protesters during protest for George Floyd

What Is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act?

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Anti-Trans Sports Bills Emerging Around the U.S.

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Inmates Charged with Police Assault at Risk of Prison Abuse

Hundreds gather in Love Park in Philadelphia in response to the Trump administrations memo defining gender as an unchangable biological characteristic

Anti-transgender Bills Are Affecting Healthcare Around the U.S.

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Drugs on a table ready for abuse.

Who’s to Blame for the U.S. Opioid Crisis?

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 9.7 million Americans misused prescription opioids in 2019. Another 745,000 used heroin, an opioid made from morphine and sold illegally on the streets. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also have…

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A Cheerleader’s Snapchat Post Leads to Supreme Court Battle

It was a scene played out on Snapchat countless times before and since. It was a Saturday in May of 2017. Brandi Levy, a 14-year-old junior varsity cheerleader with a buddy in tow, decided to take a selfie in the parking lot of a convenience…

State Army and MPDC Police were protecting and trying to disperse all crowds in front of the Capitol building on January 6th in 2021, Washington DC, USA.

Police Reform Discussions Continue Around the U.S.

As a former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd, many states across the country continue to propose policing reform bills. Over the past year, at least 36 states have signed measures that would reform police practices. These proposals include…

Coral Gables, Florida - May 30, 2020: Police kneeling along side out of view protesters during protest for George Floyd

What Is the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act?

As former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in April, attention has shifted to focus on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Introduced during last year’s Congress session, the George Floyd Justice in Policing…

NEW YORK CITY, USA - JUNE 12, 2020: Crowd of people walk into the light of sunset at a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest march on 14th Street in Manhattan.

Florida Passes Anti-Rioting Legislation with Other States Soon to Follow

Within hours of Governor Ron DeSantis signing the “Combating Public Disorder Act” into law, volunteers for the Black Collective, a non-profit civil rights group, got to work, canvassing, through neighborhoods, alerting people of the new legislation.  The bill, HB1, touted by DeSantis as “the strongest…

Capitol Hill Building in Washington DC with Vintage Filter

Anti-Trans Sports Bills Emerging Around the U.S.

Sports are a universal experience. During the COVID-19 pandemic, sports became even more important as a means to work out frustrations and stay connected with peers and friends. Recently, a highly debated sports-world topic is transgender individuals and their participation on sports teams. So far…

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Warnings Issued About Peloton Treadmill

If you are looking for a way to exercise at home, Peloton is likely on your radar. With nearly $4 billion in earnings expected by the end of this year, the fitness company is wildly popular and has millions of members using its app, bike,…

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Florida Birth Injury Program Investigation

Children change every aspect of a parent’s life, and for many, it’s a welcome experience. Parents plan and prepare for the arrival of their little one, but something no one can truly prepare for is their newborn being injured during birth. If a birth injury…

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