Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams speaks at his primary election night party on June 22 in New York. Mr. Adams resisted the ”defund the police” movement and instead called for reform measures mostly having to do with bolstering accountability. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Tobias Winright
Calls to “defund“ the police gained traction during last year‘s protests against racial injustice, writes Tobias Winright, but cities like New York are now taking a more careful look at public safety.
Politics & SocietyJesuitical
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley talk with Brittany Barnett about the experience of visiting her own mother in prison and her work fighting to get clemency for men and women sentenced to life without parole for drug offenses.
FaithNews Analysis
Helen Costigane, S.H.C.J.
The latest revisions to Catholic Church law all point to significant gaps in the church’s law, requiring swift action from a canonical perspective.
Alanna Durkin Richer - Associated Press
Gulluni said his office was prepared to prosecute Lavigne for Croteau's killing, but he died Friday at the age of 80 before he could be arrested.
Politics & SocietyFaith in Focus
Bruce Wilkinson
In 1980, I was pulled over at night after a cop saw me pass his parked car. I could have been another Daunte Wright—if there hadn’t been two white men in my car.
Arts & CultureBooks
Mary Gibbons
Reuben Jonathan Miller's new book cuts through the noise about criminal justice reform to lay bare what life is really like on the other side of a prison sentence.