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Removing Slavery From Vermont’s Constitution

But the reality of abolition was murkier. In early Vermont, the ban—along with most of the new constitution—was unevenly enforced. And the language is ambiguous: Designed to allow apprenticeships and indentured servitude, both relatively…

Many States Are Adopting Rape-Kit Tracking Systems

Across the country, lawmakers started to consider ways to address the problem. In 2015,  Wayne County, Michigan, formed a coalition to brainstorm how to best address 11,000 untested sexual-assault kits discovered in a Detroit storage…

Sign up for Veterans and Military Day

Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature is March 20, and currently, only a half-dozen individuals have signed up for the United Veterans Legislative Council's (UVLC) pairing of veterans to lawmakers in both the Nevada Senate and…
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