FROM Christopher Mims
Officer Body Cams The killing of Michael Brown by a police officer has reignited the national debate over whether police should all wear body cameras, designed to record their every move. One California city saw a 60 percent reduction in use-of-force incidents in the first year it deployed the cameras. Los Angeles has been doing small-scale experiments with the cameras, but has yet to roll them out across the board. We look at where else they’re being used and the civil rights questions they raise.
States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions. Critics say this could potentially devastate the health care network that low-income women rely on for birth control and other reproductive care.
What the shooting at North Park Elementary means for San Bernardino In San Bernardino yesterday, two people were killed after a man opened fire in a classroom for special-needs kids. What does this say about a city that saw a 41 percent increase in murders between 2015 and 2016? Also, how do kids who witness school shootings cope emotionally?