News & Updates

Natural Hair Discrimination is Illegal in the District

This past summer, California and New York passed legislation to protect its residents from discrimination based on their hair styles.

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‘Stay in the Fight’ Against World Series Scams

As the Washington Nationals head back to D.C. on Friday for their first home game in the World Series, scammers will surely be out in full force trying to take advantage of your excitement and support for our hometown team.

Testimony

Testimony on Hate Crimes in the District of Columbia and the Failure to Prosecute by the United States Attorney’s Office

Statement of Toni Michelle Jackson Deputy Attorney General, Public Interest Division

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Testimony

Testimony on Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Erin Cullen Deputy Attorney General, Family Services Agency

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“Cure the Streets” Pilot Expansion: Making DC Safer Through Violence Interruption

Today, OAG is announcing new community-based partner organizations that will open and operate four new Cure the Streets sites in neighborhoods that experience high levels of violence.

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Press Release

AG Racine Files Court Brief Arguing that District Law Protects Residents from Discrimination by Online Businesses Or Institutions Without Physical Locations

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that the District of Columbia’s Human Rights Act (DCHRA) prohibits discrimination by all businesses and institutions that operate in the District, including those that operate online or otherwise without physical…

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Press Release

AG Racine Leads 18-State Coalition Defending Vermont’s Right To Ban Large-Capacity Magazines To Prevent Gun Violence

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 18 state Attorneys General to defend Vermont’s right to ban large-capacity magazines and protect public safety.

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Testimony

Testimony on Legislative Strategies to Respond to Firearm Violence and Ghost Gun Prohibition Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Elizabeth Wieser Deputy Attorney General – Public Safety Division

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