Author: Staff Report

Trump dumps HIV/AIDS advisors

The White House continued its assault on the LGBT community by firing the remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) without explanation. Council members were informed that their appointments to the panel were terminated effective immediately. “It…

Gun violence rises in 2017

Gun violence was responsible for 61,142 incidents reported and verified in 2017, up significantly from the 58,819 US firearms incidents in 2016. The trend has been rising in recent years, with 53,719 such incidents in 2015 and 51,866 in 2014. In…