Mina Dixon said: How can some of the legislators most vocal about the benefits of marriage and children want to deny marriage and children to a certain group?
Mina Dixon said: Last month, the Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) quietly announced that it had released 2,000 undocumented immigrants it was holding in detention. For the most part, those who were released were people who didn't need to be detained in the first place, ICE Director John Morton said.
Mina Dixon said: Toddlers whose mothers used methamphetamines during pregnancy show a blunted response to stressful situations, but only when they also live in unstable home environments. The odd stress response puts children at a greater risk for depression, anxiety and ADHD.
Mina Dixon said: Representatives of the Northern Arapaho Nation tribe are pushing for a juvenile jail on the reservation, spurring reflection on and off the reservation.
Mina Dixon said: West Fresno and many parts of the Central Valley will soon be known as the riskiest places in California to live. Financial help appears to be headed there, but controversy surrounds it.
Mina Dixon said: A Missouri man accused of child sexual abuse escapes criminal charges, despite a finding by the state Children's division that sexual abuse had occurred. The case has helped inspire a legislative movement to amend the state constitution.
Mina Dixon said: At the time the Second Amendment was adopted, the framers of the constitution would never have foreseen citizens owning semi-automatic assault weapons and high-capacity ammo clips.
Mina Dixon said: Reporter Annmarie Timmins shares the story of her long and private struggle with depression.
Mina Dixon said: More than 1 million of the nation's undocumented immigrants are Asian and Pacific Islanders. Young members of that group have benefitted from the Dream Act and are speaking up to advocate for immigration reform.
Mina Dixon said: Suspension is a common punishment even though it is demonstrably ineffective. Why? Because it's familiar, cheap and convenient.