The New Mexico Voting Rights Act is a 45-page bill sponsored by House Democratic leaders, designed to expand and protect the right to vote.
Category: Justice New Mexico
Who paid for Solomon Pena’s campaign
Before he was accused of orchestrating the shootings at elected officials’ homes, he was able to court an influential New Mexico conservative.
Clemency for Leonard Peltier demanded decades after his incarceration
People in Albuquerque joined others across the country demanding the release of Leonard Peltier from federal prison.
“He was meant to be made an example of, to show people this is what happens if you speak out”
UNM reels from violence on campus
Most college campuses are relatively safe, but UNM students are anxious about violence after a recent shooting outside the dorms.
John Allen to be BernCo Sheriff
John Allen becomes the first Black Sheriff of Bernalillo County, defeating Republican Paul Pacheco by a 12-point margin.
How will the next New Mexico governor reduce crime?
New Mexico has one of the highest crime rates among all U.S. states. In the race for governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham and Mark Ronchetti have dueling strategies to reduce crime.
Disinformation endangers democracy in NM and beyond, experts say
Conspiracy theories are infecting the election cycle and jeopardizing voting rights. This report by Andrew Beale for Source NM is part of worldwide “Democracy Day” coverage.
Inescapable barbarism: the post cards that promoted lynching
Kevin Mullet discusses how postcards were used to spread racism and terror in the United States. His guest is an expert on “lynching photography.”
APD officer calls for accountability all around.
APD Officer Jonathan Cortez has quite the background when it comes to protecting others but he wants the community to help stop crime and understand that officers are human too. Read (and hear) this mini-profile as reported by News Port’s Juan Baeza.