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House votes on landmark bill to make lynching a federal hate crime

WASHINGTON — Lynching is not considered a hate crime under federal law, but that’s expected to change soon. The U.S. House voted 410-4 on Wednesday to approve...

Trump telegraphs Stone pardon in rambling Las Vegas remarks

Within hours of a federal judge sentencing Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison for “covering up for the president,” that...

LV marshals break up protest on steps of city hall

City marshals blocked immigrant rights activists from protesting on the steps of Las Vegas City Hall Monday, arguing they required a permit.  Less than a...
better days

After GOP (minus one) acquittal, NV senators wary of an unchecked Trump

President Donald Trump has survived impeachment, but he didn’t emerge unscathed.  The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted Trump on charges that he abused his power...

Native American women are missing and murdered. Will the federal government act?

Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind was 22, eight months pregnant, and looking forward to her baby shower the following day when she went missing on a sunny...

Nevada, Virginia, Illinois sue to have ERA recognized as 28th amendment

Nevada is working alongside Virginia and Illinois to fight to ensure the Equal Rights Amendment becomes the 28th Amendment to the Constitution.  After Virginia voted...
bail bonds

After failing to act in 2019, lawmakers begin revisiting bail reform

During its first legislative interim committee to study bail and the use of pre-trial detention, lawmakers lacked local jail data, analysis on how the...
homeless advocates outside Las Vegas City Hall

City’s rush job on ordinance surprises councilman, homeless advocates

Las Vegas City Council's vote on an ordinance criticized for criminalizing homelessness happened in less than 90 seconds -- so quickly that one council...

Ford, Democratic AGs launch broadside against GOP anti-ERA suit

in 2017, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, the first state to ratify it since North Dakota in 1975....
modern times

ICE facility captain’s neo-Nazi links reflect systemic racism, immigration lawyers say

Vice News reported this week that a local captain at a U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement facility in Pahrump wrote numerous posts on a...


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