legislation

The bills that Congress reject are as informative as the ones it does. Reviews of all the legislation that meet their fate in government halls.

Patricia Sarkar14 days ago
A History of Gambling in the USA
Gambling in the United States has enjoyed a rich and varied history and it’s one that continues to evolve. In May 2018, the US Supreme Court overturned the PASPA ruling that deemed sports betting to b...
Yannick Taylor24 days ago
Gay and Transgender Panic Defense
In the last decade, there has been a defense mechanism used by people who have committed crimes against trans and queer people. It is known as the "Gay and Trans Panic Defense." The Gay and Trans Pani...
Shannon Humphreya month ago
Arrested for Stepping on Dry Sand
On July 1, 2018, the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, signed into law H.B. 631, a bill sponsored by a Ft. Lauderdale born democrat named Edwards-Walpole. This bill gave beach property owners the right...
Katie Greiser2 months ago
The War on Gun Control
When we hear war, we think about who we’re fighting with overseas, but what do we do when the people we’re firing at are our own citizens?
Rich Monetti2 months ago
Indian Point Evacuation Plan: Put Your Head Between Your Knees And....
If Indian Point happens to spring a leak, the signal will sound, everyone can check the wind and just drive in the opposite direction. As ridiculous as we all know that sounds, the direction of the pl...
Leona Freebush2 months ago
Why Cycle Races Should Be Illegal on Public Roads in the UK
Here's some interesting information to learn before we get into this heated topic that we think is extremely relevant. First of all, let's look at speeds. This will all become relevant, so bear with u...
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Dr. Williams2 months ago
The Torch Has Been Passed
In all through those years since the late 1960s, the United States has evolved into a nation that ceased to learn from the lessons of the past as to what made America such a the great nation. This was...
Emily Tarff3 months ago
Marriage Should Be About Love, Not Gender
An issue that has been very popular recently is marriage equality, same sex marriage, or gay marriage. Whatever you call it, it’s basically a push to change the law so that two consenting adults can b...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Universal Healthcare Now!
Republicans want to do away with gains made in the last decade with the Obama administration. The Republican plan is to do away with cutting the number of uninsured people in the US. Obamacare leaves ...
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Dr. Williams5 months ago
By Unintelligent Design
One has to wonder ever since the 1990s how the United States plummeted from being the stalwart nation of the world to now a mere shadow of its former self. Some believe we have only ourselves to blame...
Anne Reboa5 months ago
Stop Confusing Gun Reform/Control with Losing Your Second Amendment Rights
Gun reform/ control can be defined as: “the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.” For whatever reason, many...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
Health Care Crisis Update
The disaster that is the American health care system is hard to fix. There is no simple solution. We are digging our own grave daily. Your health care is dependent on your ability to work or the abili...
Evan Brady5 months ago
Mental Health and Firearms
On December 14th, 2012, Adam Lanza committed the second most lethal mass shooting in American History. After killing his own mother and then twenty-six adults and children at the local elementary scho...
Iria Vasquez-Paez5 months ago
The Quiet Battle To Return Pre-Existing Conditions to What It Was
There is a quiet war being waged on people with disabilities also known as a pre-existing condition. As a child, I knew about this war since getting covered for my type-1 diabetes was hard. Many peopl...
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Dr. Williams5 months ago
Crisis Point
Thinking back to the financial crisis of 2008, one would think that another such economic catastrophe would somehow elude us. It was just ten years ago that the United States plunged the world into th...
KJ Thomas6 months ago
Brain Scan
I halted all medical treatments for Attention Deficit Disorder in the year 2000 when I was sixteen years old. My grades had never shown any improvement, and each drug seemed to come with a worse side ...
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Dan McGinnis6 months ago
Thoughts and Prayers
Another school shooting. Seventeen amazing young people and teachers murdered in a Florida high school. A dozen more injured. Hundreds traumatized by the event. Tragic. We send our thoughts and prayer...
Should Self Identification Replace Gender Recognition Certificates?
I'm in quite a unique position to write this piece; as both a transgender woman and a budding journalist, I'm seeing two sides to a heated debate—and I'm seeing the reasonable points of both sides. Lo...