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Homicides soar in states with 'Stand Your Ground' laws

September 16, 2013 - A new report documents an overall rise in homicides in states that have passed versions of the controversial self-defense law. The increase in "justifiable" homicides has been especially dramatic in some Southern states, and African Americans have borne the brunt of the increase in deadly violence.

AFL-CIO resolves to organize the South

September 12, 2013 - With workplace organizing efforts in the region already making progress, the AFL-CIO adopted a resolution at its national convention this week to make unionizing the South one of its top priorities.