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.

Mickey Finn5 days ago
Land of the "Free"
Baltimore Police are being accused of planting evidence on a suspect who was incarcerated for several months on drug charges. Whether the Department released the footage, or it was revealed against th...
Are Europhiles Right to Criticize Polish Judicial Reform as Undemocratic?
Some MEPs, European officials, and pro-European protesters are execrating the most recent Polish judicial reform initiative. The proposed bill, among other things, gives Polish MPs the power to appoin...
Mickey Finn8 days ago
Taxes
Okay, so I will be the guy who asks the common-sense question about wealth and taxes: If they “hurt the rich” the way that the Occupy Movement says they would, why are all of these wealthy people supp...
AmeriAid
Recently, while reading George W. Bush's memoir Decision Points, I began to wonder about my own contributions to my community and society as a whole. I realized I helped to better my community in minu...
Jenna Logan15 days ago
The Battle for Freedom of Religion
The battle over religious rights is escalating to new heights. It seems everywhere we look, some Atheist group is trying to force a Christian organization to stop an assembly outside of the church or ...
Jessica Smith18 days ago
The Real United States of America
The land of the free, home of the brave. Land of equality and freedom. That's us, right? Well, that's what our ancestors tried to build for us. Until we ruined it. How many vets are homeless and starv...
Abraham Mathew19 days ago
The Importance of Free Speech
John Milton once said, “Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.” The question of whether all types of speech should be permitted and pr...
Jesse Booker20 days ago
America Left Behind: The Rights of a Child
In my last article, "Religious Privilege: Child Marriage," I briefly mentioned the existence of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child (CRC), and how the US is the only country in the UN that has ...
Jenna Logan23 days ago
The Wedding Cake Debacle
Let me start right off with this disclaimer: I am a Born Again Christian. It took me until I was 31 to find my life in Jesus, and though I am not currently in a church, I read my Bible every night, an...
Chelsea Eede24 days ago
Animal Welfare Legislation (UK). How Will Brexit Affect It?
Animal Welfare Legislation is very important in the United Kingdom, as it was the first country in the world to implement laws protecting animals. The UK government has stated that animals are "sentie...
Katy Preen25 days ago
Westminster's DUP Deal Could Bring Equalities Reform
Finally, we actually have a government in Westminster. Sure, it’s not the greatest option, but the Conservative-DUP amalgam is the best we could hope for in the present circumstances. It’s been someth...
Méave Gallagher25 days ago
Birth to Death
Every since the Scottish referendum in 2014, the SNP has been running amok with legislation. There are those in Scotland asking for the SNP to get on with the day job, without understanding that while...
Jesse Bookera month ago
Religious Privilege: Child Marriage
In December of 2010, the US Congress held a vote on S987, which would grant support to young girls in other countries, who were trying to escape forced, child marriages. This bill needed a 2/3 majorit...
Sharon Giardinaa month ago
Ministerial Discretion: Are We Going Too Far Again?
The past few years have depicted a very worrying pattern of behavior from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Both direct and indirect consequences of recent changes introduced by the...
Jordan Cattoa month ago
The Cost of Saving
This continued obsession with universally driving down the cost of government in the holy-name-of-austerity is thankfully starting to raise a few eyebrows amongst the more open-minded sections of the ...