Nearly once a month, fear-driven gun ownership has tragic consequences for an American family. When police arrived at the Goldsboro, North Carolina, home of Billy and Gina Williams shortly after midnight on January 20, Billy was administering first aid to his wife on the front porch as she bled from a gunshot wound to the neck.
President Donald Trump's appointment of Ajit Pai to become America's next telecommunications chief set off alarms due to his opposition to net neutrality and other regulations. But consumer advocates and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs weren't the only ones worried about the incoming Republican FCC commissioner. So too were the families of…
Amir Whitaker, who was born in 1984, has lived in many places, including a brick house he shared with fourteen relatives in Plainfield, New Jersey. He slept on a suede couch pockmarked with cigarette burns. Whitaker's father was in and out of prison, and many of his relatives-including his mother, aunts, and uncles-were addicted to drugs.