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    • The Trace Is Hiring a Freelance Newsletter Writer April 19, 2021
      The Trace is seeking a freelance newsletter writer to write four daily newsletters per week starting immediately and running for at least 10 weeks.  The Daily Bulletin combines aggregation, analysis, and original reporting on gun violence by Trace staffers and serves a loyal national audience. It also provides an essential medium for daily coverage at […]
    • With Violence Still Surging, These States Want to Make It Even Easier to Carry Guns April 15, 2021
      Amid a deadly surge in gun violence over the last year, several Republican-led states are expanding gun rights, sometimes against the advice of local law enforcement agencies.  So far in 2021, at least four states — Utah, Montana, Iowa, and Tennessee — have approved laws that would allow the carrying of firearms without a state-issued permit, a […]
    • Federal Supervision and Decades of Activism Changed Policing in Newark. Can the Reforms Hold? April 12, 2021
      When the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2021, Newark, New Jersey, reached a policing milestone. The city’s police had gone an entire calendar year without firing a shot at a civilian. It was a big deal: A department criticized by local activists and residents, one under the watchful eye of the federal government, finished […]