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Steve Bannon, second from right, was indicted and charged on Sept. 8, 2022, with alleged money laundering, fraud and conspiracy for deceiving donors and misusing their funds for a charity. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Donor beware: Pause before you give to any cause

While the overwhelming majority of charities are legitimate, looking into a charity before supporting it can help you avoid supporting scams and make better-informed decisions.
Saying you feel a strong national allegiance doesn’t mean you will act accordingly. mikiell/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Conservatives and liberals are equally likely to fund local causes, but liberals are more apt to also donate to national and global groups – new research

An experiment conducted online with residents of Italy and the US detected similar patterns based on ideological identity.
Participants in ‘violence prevention’ programs seek to deescalate conflicts before they turn deadly. Andre Chung for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Reducing gun violence: A complicated problem can’t be solved with just one approach, so Indianapolis is trying programs ranging from job skills to therapy to violence interrupters to find out what works

A burst of federal funding is letting Indianapolis expand existing efforts and try promising new approaches that other cities have developed.
A sign reads ‘I’m on your side’ outside the Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport, La., in April 2022. Francois Picard/AFP via Getty Images

Abortion funds may not be able to keep up with rising demands, as more people travel out of state for the procedure

Abortion funds, which help people who cannot afford the procedure, are facing new kinds of pressures, including potential legal risks and a rising client demand that exceeds their capabilities.
Ade Osadolor-Hernandez of Students Demand Action speaks at a rally outside the U.S. Capitol in May 2022. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

US tragedies from guns have often – but not always – spurred political responses

Congress tends to be most likely to act after an assassination or assassination attempt of historic proportions or mass shootings. But sometimes lawmakers do nothing beyond debate new measures.

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