What We've Been Up To
Colorado and Washington both legalized recreational use of marijuana in 2012. Since legalization Denver’s violent crime has dropped by 10.6% and homicide is down to less than half of its 2013 level. In July 2014 Washington made $2.4 million in pot sales. There’s a lot to consider with the legalization of marijuana. Learn more about the influence it has had on these two states.
The world lost both a comedic legend and a great human being with the death of Robin Williams recently.
We look back on his life and his accomplishments in The Life and Times of Robin Williams infographic.
In 2005, over 81,000 inmates were held in restricted housing. Solitary confinement is the practice of keeping prisoners in individual cells for most, if not all, hours of the day. Learn about the history of this practice, as well as its cost and the affect it has on the prisoners.
Efforts towards immigration reform have been repeatedly rebuffed time and time again. As of 2012, there were 11.4 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S. Check out our infographic to learn more about this hot-button issue.