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Can Activists Beat the Gun Lobby at Its Own Game?

Moms Demand Action was launched the day after 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School and is now a central grassroots force in lobbying for universal background checks on all gun sales.
Annalies Winny
1.23.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Minnesota Finally Made It Illegal to Sneak Your Bodily Fluids into Somebody’s Food or Drink

Lawmakers decided to step in after a guy got caught ejaculating into his co-worker's coffee cup last year.
River Donaghey
7.31.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Growing a Small Amount of Weed in the UK Is Basically Legal, Says Top Cop

The leader of the National Police Chiefs Council said that small grow operations are likely to be merely "recorded" rather than investigated.
Carlton Férment
7.29.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Petition Has Forced British MPs to Consider Cannabis Legalisation

The House of Commons will have a debate to consider freeing the weed in September.
Carlton Férment
7.27.15
Post Mortem
Post Mortem

Necrophilia Is a Tough Crime to Adjudicate

Laws for governing the treatment of dead bodies are murky at best and contradictory at worst, since it's more of an ethical question whether corpses should be treated like people or property.
Simon Davis
4.23.15
News
News

A Reminder: the Police Are Responsible for Young Brits Not Trusting the Police

We went to Diane Abbott's meeting about stop and search laws in Parliament last night, where consensus was that the onus is on police – not young people – to start behaving like decent human beings.
Frankie Mullin, Photos: Jake Lewis
3.18.15
Stuff
Stuff

Should New York Release Sex Offenders?

As New York state considers releasing sex offenders previously held in civil commitment, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner's research on the Depravity Standard asks the public to consider how to judge the worst crimes people can commit.
Sophie Saint Thomas
1.25.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

Breaking Down the Numbers Behind Sex Work

An infographic dedicated to the world's oldest profession.
Haisam Hussein
1.7.15
News
News

We Attended Central Florida's First Legal Gay Marriage Ceremonies

Florida being Florida, the weddings featured matching white dresses, Sea World Discovery Cove proposal stories, and conservative protesters.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
1.6.15
travel
travel

Beer and Loathing in Post-Muslim Brotherhood Cairo

A man's alcohol stock is his kingdom.
Peter Schwartzstein
9.26.14
VICE News
VICE News

Guantanamo: Black Out Bay

We spoke to a former detainee and guard to find out what life's like at Gitmo.
VICE Staff
8.24.14
WEEDIQUETTE
WEEDIQUETTE

Why Do You Want Weed to Be Legal?

If I don't ask myself why we should legalise weed, I'll lose sight of the bigger picture.
T. Kid
12.24.13