By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- A mock lynching of a mannequin wearing a police officer’s uniform and a pig mask has been found hanging over a highway.The scene was... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lynching is still not a federal crime in the United States, despite nearly 200 attempts by lawmakers to make it so. Now, as the nation grapples... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bill to make lynching a hate crime under federal law passed the House on Wednesday, making it the first attempt since 1900 poised to successfully make its way through... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump defended his use of the term "lynching" to describe the ongoing impeachment inquiry of his actions toward Ukraine, despite criticism that the term is not appropriate outside... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich seemed to defend President Donald Trump on The View on Tuesday hours after the president compared the impeachment process against him to a "lynching."Trump... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump compared the impeachment process to "a lynching" on Twitter Tuesday morning. "So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by... Read More.
(RALIEGH, N.C.) -- In 1952, two deputies in Wake County, North Carolina, hung Lynn Council, an African American man, from a tree when he wouldn't confess to a robbery, according to ABC... Read More.
Matt Anderson/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A pair of presidential hopefuls joined forces on Thursday as a part of a rejuvenated effort to make lynching a federal hate crime.Senate lawmakers passed an anti-lynching bill introduced by Democratic... Read More.