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Kenny Stancil, staff writer
New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference announcing a lawsuit to dissolve the NRA on August 6, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Michael M. Santiago via Getty Images)
"The NRA's bankruptcy was deemed to be bad faith, much like every promise and statement the organization has made for decades," said one group working to end gun violence. "The NRA cannot escape justice."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A poll worker talks to a line of voters on November 3, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Photo: Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images)
"Every day the Republican Party is working to strip Americans of their right to...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Construction championed by then-President Donald Trump continued on a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border on January 12, 2021 in Sasabe, Arizona. (Photo: Micah Garen/Getty Images)
"Now they must commit to restoring protected public lands and sacred sites, and...

Further

Not that we need it in a week that saw the anniversary of the West Texas fertilizer plant explosion and no less than three reports on the many public health risks posed by fracking, but here's more graphic proof of the dangers facing what remains our only planet. From EPA and Greenpeace data, a series of interactive maps showing thousands of facilities possessing "greater than certain threshold quantities of 140 chemicals" - a chilling phrase and number in and of itself - where a "catastrophic...