Native American Sovereignty

CQ Researcher Should Indians have more control over their land? On rolling hills in south-central Montana, near where Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry made their Last Stand in 1876, the Crow Nation sees the future. The tribe’s 2.2-million-acre reservation is rich in coal, and unlocking its potential is critical to the

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Guns on Campus

CQ Researcher Would concealed handguns make colleges safer? As students and faculty walked across the Ohio State University campus in Columbus on Nov. 28, third-year student Abdul Razak Ali Artan suddenly plowed his car onto a busy sidewalk, got out and lunged at bystanders with a butcher knife. In less than two minutes he had

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Child Welfare

CQ Researcher Should more be done to protect children? For months, the tiny girl was known to investigators only as “Baby Doe.” Weighing just 30 pounds, her body had been found in June 2015, wrapped in a blanket inside a plastic garbage bag that had washed ashore on Deer Island in Boston Harbor. When authorities

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Immigration: Will Congress Act in 2017?

The debate over U.S. immigration — both documented and undocumented — is heating up because of the presidential campaign and continued partisan deadlock in Congress on the issue. Both major party candidates and many congressional leaders promise a fresh start on immigration legislation in 2017, particularly in the wake of the Supreme Court’s June ruling

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