On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to Houston’s top cop about the gun debate and his first eighteen months on the job.
"In the military, there’s a sense of camaraderie that can sometimes make people bystanders. Once people see that this kind of treatment is damaging to the group, that’s when they’ll speak up. We have to change it so that people are more embarrassed to stand by and let it happen than they are to stand up and say something."
"After I argued Roe vs. Wade the first time on December 13, 1971, I didn’t know if I was going to win or lose. I thought I’d better run for office to be in a position to prevent the passage of bills that would make abortion illegal or very difficult."
"It’s so important to have a place where people can feel free to bring their issues to someone to investigate, and in a smaller setting, victims really worry about losing their jobs. They worry that nobody will believe them, so they’ll lose their jobs for complaining. They worry that if it does become public, they’ll have to relive the whole experience. They worry about stigma."
"From time to time, you see unfortunate situations where the policy says report to the director of HR, and they have no credibility within the organization, or they are the actual harasser. You need a policy with multiple ways to come forward."
More than two decades ago, Christopher Scott was wrongfully imprisoned for murder. Now he’s devoting his time to help free others.
The documentary, filmed before the Harvey Weinstein allegations, explores gender inequality in Hollywood.
The city’s new police chief explains how she plans to apply the lessons she learned in Detroit to a troubled department.
The attorney general issued the opinion to provide legal options for improving church security in Texas.
Millions of Texans will feel the impact of changes to individual tax breaks, health care penalties, and property tax deductions.