In the wake of the Arizona tragedy last week, Need to Know updates its story about gun rights activists and examines the current state of gun control laws in the U.S.
The debate over the shootings in Arizona has turned to the accused gunman’s mental state. But is there a connection between violence and mental illness? Some psychiatrists say no.
Americans suffering from the housing crisis are also finding themselves struggling to afford transportation costs. With Blueprint America, we visited the Phoenix suburbs.
The more we obsess about the legal status of immigrants the less we look at the very real, very deep flaws in our conception of immigration.
Arizona’s controversial immigration law goes into effect today, but the battle over SB 1070 could go all the way to the Supreme Court.
The Justice Department is suing to prevent Arizona from following through on its new immigration law, as 20 states with similar bills take notes.
Illegal alien. Border hopper. Wetback. Now – “anchor baby.” The current language for undocumented people in this country allows us to think that immigration status defines a person’s basic humanity and right to dignity.
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court, spoke with Need to Know’s Alison Stewart about the confirmation process, civics in schools and motherhood.