Adam Tabor, an officer in Morton Grove, Illinois, where a DWW recently started up, told the Chicago Tribune he hopes the
The safety of a community is an important factor when deciding where you'd like to live. People organize and set up neighborhood
The new rules also include mandatory background checks and require that volunteers be trained and provide regular status
Gretchen Knudsen, Los Angeles Resident, Explains How Her Neighborhood Watch Group Avoided Intrinsic Biases
"We don't have to give into that initial reaction of fear or feeling scared," she told HuffPost Live. "We had the opportunity
Though Zimmerman's attorneys didn't use "stand your ground" as a part of his defense during trial, a spokesperson for Jackson
In areas where crime is common, the neighborhood watch can bring communities together and provide a sense of security. In the wake of the Zimmerman trial, neighborhood watch members discuss the proper protocol for local watchdog groups. Guest Gretchen Knudsen joins to discuss.
All of us contribute to this unequal system of values. When a pretty, blond young woman from a prominent, wealthy family goes missing, we follow the media stories of the search for months. Neighborhoods that do not have such influence are invisible. So, how do we see?
This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.
Reflecting on the murder-suicide perpetrated by his friend Landon Jorgensen, ConcealedCarryForum.com owner Nathan Collier said, "Prior to this incident Landon was one of the good guys. He taught people how to protect themselves from these very types of attacks."
The killing of Trayvon Martin is part of a horrific history -- one that can only be stopped if all of us, of all colors, take a stand.
There is another trial of great urgency. We need a trial of our broken nation, where diatribes against women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and sexual minorities are considered "entertainment." Words are not innocent speech; words have content and impact.