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Armed, Locked and Loaded: The Worst and Most Intimidating Gun States

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

No one should feel safe in the following states. These are states with the most Wild West gun laws where you are most likely to encounter someone -- anyone -- with a gun. And it is time to take a stand and do something about it.

Violent Crime Fell Last Year: FBI

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 12.29.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON — The number of violent crimes reported to police decreased 3.8 percent last year to 1.2 million, the fifth straight year of declines...

Amanda Terkel

FBI Pledges To Change Way It Defines Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller has accepted a recommendation to update the way the law enforcement agency defines rape, telling a Senate pa...

Amanda Terkel

FBI Takes Major Step Toward Redefining Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An FBI advisory board overwhelmingly voted to update the narrow, archaic way the agency defines rape on Tuesday, a move that women's rig...

Amanda Terkel

FBI Looks To Update Its Definition Of Rape

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI took a step away from the archaic way it defines rape on Tuesday, when an agency panel voted to update the federal definition fo...

Pot Arrests for Year 2008 Second Highest Total Ever Reported

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

NORML Director Allen St. Pierre: Present enforcement policies are costing American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars, ruining the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and having no impact on marijuana availability or use.