Criminal Justice

Milwaukee County tackles restoring voting rights to ex-offenders

Milwaukee County Supervisors Sequanna Taylor is proposing a resolution to restore and protect the voting rights of people on parole or probation. Nearly 65,000...

AG Kaul: Settlement with Oxycontin maker fails to provide justice

On Wednesday, Purdue Pharma moved to tentatively settle with 23 states, as well as thousands of local governments and Native American tribes, all of...

‘There’s more to people than the mistakes they’ve made’ Statewide Justice...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin is conducting a statewide Justice Tour to discuss criminal justice reform. A meeting in Milwaukee on...

Democrats unify to push gun sale background checks

Democrats showed what a difference it makes in being able to magnify their voices by having statewide-elected officials that come together behind an issue...

Fifteen hate groups reside in Wisconsin The Southern Poverty Law Center...

Two years ago today -- Aug. 12, 2017 -- a neo-Nazi sped his car into a group of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing...

Surviving gun violence, opposing the death penalty

Pardeep Kaleka knows what it’s like to lose loved ones to violent extremism. The executive director of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee, who...

Proposal to tax guns to aid to gun-crime victims

A proposed Wisconsin bill would tax firearms and use the funds to pay for services to gun-crime victims, who are barred by federal law...

Perfect Surveillance: The Pentagon is watching Wisconsin with spy balloons

If you look up over the next few weeks in Wisconsin, and notice an unassuming, unmarked blimp floating by at high-altitude, you might just...

Helping faith leaders “circumvent the rise of hate” The new Interfaith...

For Pardeep Kaleka, the first weekend in August was already going to be a mix of joy and sorrow. Then, at opposite ends of...

Will Marsy’s Law founder’s legal troubles harm the Wisconsin referendum? Billionaire...

Wisconsin is eight months away from an April 2020 statewide referendum asking if voters want to amend the state constitution to include Marsy’s Law,...
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