The Mann Act was designed to prevent human trafficking—but used to punish interracial relationships.
Back in the 1960s, even the NRA supported gun control to disarm the group.
In 1930, raising tariffs across the board hurt the U.S. economy.
You have to be 21 to buy a handgun at a store, but only 18 to get one at a gun show.
Nearly 500 patrons perished in the 1942 inferno at Boston’s Cocoanut Grove.
But the short-lived law only increased women’s freedoms.
The Supreme Court case set a tenuous precedent, but without a definitive verdict. With such a complex past, what does the future hold for affirmative action?