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.

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. Williamsa month 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 Reboaa month 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...
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 Brady2 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-Paez2 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. Williams2 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 Thomas2 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 McGinnis2 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...
Elizabeth Keigher2 months ago
Health Promotion
The Ottawa Charter was the First International Conference on Health Promotion (1986). The Charter’s main aim was to continue identifying action to help achieve targets from the World Health Organisati...
Michelle Spittle3 months ago
Is Britain Today an Ageist Society?
Ageism is defined by The Oxford English Dictionary as “Prejudice or discrimination against people on the grounds of age.” Over the last 25 years, Britain has undergone noticeable demographic changes, ...
Jon Telch3 months ago
Truth, Reconciliation,​ and the Responsibility to Protect
Truth, Reconciliation and the Responsibility to Protect: The 2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) found Canada responsible for perpetrating "cultural, physical, and biological genocide again...
Jon Telch3 months ago
Sugar Tax Op-Ed
Canada - It’s time to tax our sugar already. As Canadians we often pride ourselves as progressive leaders on social issues and the common good. One illustration of this common good has and will always...
Julia Hansen3 months ago
Say Goodbye to Seafood
Eat your seafood now, because it will all be gone by the year 2050, according to a study done by an international team of ecologists and economists. The United Nations cites that 17% of fish stocks wo...
Sierra Spears3 months ago
Delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Population From the Endangered Species List and the Trump Administration's Vital Mistake
In August of 2017, twin orphaned grizzly bears were admitted to the Riverside Discovery Center and Zoo in Scottsbluff, Nebraska by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The bears’ mother was illegally s...
Peter Rose3 months ago
Pollution and Packaging
Pollution and Packaging Pollution is defined as—to contaminate, as with poisonous or harmful substances. Deciding what is harmful is not as easy as many will think. Consider light pollution. Anyone wa...
Sherrie Pogue5 months ago
5 Reasons Why Child Support Reform Is Long Overdue and Child Support Enforcement Destroys Lives
Child support is important. I am not disputing the importance of supporting your children. However, the system is setup to destroy families and men. It is hard to understand why it hasn't been address...