Alibi V.28 No.15 • April 11-17, 2019 

Commentary

The Last Gun Show

Changing laws and culture to limit access

New Mexico has a joined rarefied group, becoming the 20th state to require background checks for private gun sales and the surrender of weapons by domestic abusers.
Eric Williams Photography

On Assignment

With the Asylum Seekers

On humanity, mercy and maybe even justice

Refugees turned themselves in at the border near El Paso, seeking asylum. Between days of poor conditions in custody and their immigration court date, Albuquerque Interfaith helps them find temporary relief.
The News Monkey

Newscity

Valerie Plame considering running for the US Senate in New Mexico; Lujan Grisham names Tim Johnson for New Mexico State Police Chief; New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved a 6 percent tuition increase.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because Skrillex-induced temperance happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about pollution.

EVENT HORIZON ()

Please Don't Name it Tom Braidy

World’s Longest Braid

Witness a Guinness Book World Record attempt for the longest textile braid and make history with an interactive braiding bar for public participation.
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Image by Clarke Condé

EVENT HORIZON ()

Unless

Planting Day

Help plant over 300 trees at the 3rd Annual Bosque Planting Day on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30am to 3pm. RSVP by emailing Alejandría at alyons01@unm.edu, grab your gardening gloves and get on down to Bosque Cultural Healing Garden Project for a day of reforestation with volunteers revitalizing the Albuquerque Bosque. It’s free and open to arborists of all ages.

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