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Safe Gun Storage Laws Are Garnering Support. The Michigan School Shooting Verdict Underscores Why.

Students Protest Gun Violence via Wikimedia Commons By Jennifer Gerson / The 19th A Michigan jury found Jennifer Crumbley guilty this week of four counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2021 mass shooting her son carried out at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit that left four students dead. The case largely focused on the ways […]

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Doctors Face ‘A Perpetual Rollercoaster’ As Abortion Returns to the Supreme Court

By Shefali Luthra / The 19th Less than two years ago, the Supreme Court eliminated the federal right to an abortion, a decision that the court’s conservative majority suggested would remove them from further litigation of abortion rights..  ”The Court’s decision properly leaves the question of abortion for the people and their elected representatives in […]

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Education Doesn’t Solve the Pay Gap. Experts Say They’re Not Surprised.

A graduation via Flickr By Darreonna Davis / The 19th Education does not solve the pay gap between men and women, data from the U.S. Census Bureaufound, and the higher-paying the field, the greater the difference. That disparity is unsurprising to experts and advocates, who point to societal norms, policy shortcomings and inflexible working schedules as […]