PNS Daily Newscast - March 22, 2018 

New research finds stiffer prison terms do not deter drug use. Also on our nationwide rundown: We take you to a state where 4 in 10 adults have guns; and “ghost” fishing gear is killing whales and seals in oceans.

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Human Rights/Racial Justice

HOUSTON — A new study finds that immigrants were almost twice as likely as non-immigrants to suffer unemployment and economic loss from Hurrican ...Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa — A rally is planned at the Iowa state Capitol tomorrow to urge lawmakers to reject legislation that would strip so-called ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. – President Donald Trump is calling for tough law-enforcement measures to fight the opioid epidemic – measures drug policy ...Read More
SEATTLE – Opponents of a new youth jail are asking King County to place a moratorium on its construction, which is already underway. No New ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Adding police patrols and arming teachers won't make schools safer – that's the message some education advocates took ...Read More
BOSTON – Civil-rights groups are asking the Commonwealth's highest court to stop federal immigration officials from arresting people at courthou ...Read More
RALEIGH, N. C. – It has been 50 years since the historic Kerner Commission found that discrimination against African-Americans had created ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – Prison reform advocates say too many of the 12,000 women in Texas prisons don't need to be behind bars. A study by the ...Read More
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. - A new institute in New Mexico aims to be a national example in forging what it calls a "collaborative pathway to racial ...Read More
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — After hours of intense debate, the Florida Senate rejected an assault weapons ban this weekend, while moving forward with a ...Read More
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