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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Civil Rights

RALEIGH, N.C. – In the ongoing saga of North Carolina's capital punishment system, the state Supreme Court will hear a case that will decide ...Read More
RICHMOND, Va. — The borders of certain voting districts in Virginia could be changed more than state lawmakers may have expected. A group known ...Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The opposing sides of another abortion-related bill in Ohio have very different takes on its purpose. The Unborn Child ...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
BOISE, Idaho – Members of the Muslim community are speaking out against Idaho legislation they say is targeting them. House Bill 419 passed ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. — Civil liberties advocates say this may be the year that New Hampshire repeals the death penalty. Senate Bill 593 would change ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Fairness West Virginia says a troubling referendum provision in complex home-rule legislation could be used to overturn ...Read More
SEATTLE – The Trump administration is proposing harsher penalties for drug offenses, even as states such as Washington look for other solutions ...Read More
SEATTLE – The Supreme Court has rejected the Trump administration's request to bypass a lower court and hear a case on the fate of the Deferred ...Read More
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The future of unions could hang on a case being argued Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court. It's called Janus v. American ...Read More
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