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.

Article 5
The 5th Amendment is how everybody who is a U.S. citizen can be entitled to a trial by jury. U.S. citizens cannot be compelled to be a witness against their own person, nor can they be held without pr...
The Fourth Amendment
The 4th Amendment to the Constitution is about freedom from random arrests that do not make sense. Nobody can go into your home without a search warrant. The text is: “the right of the people to be se...
Article 3
This archaic amendment was added to the Constitution during the American Revolutionary War when soldiers were quartered in a home without the owner’s consent. James Madison originally introduced this ...
US Bills Introduced Nov. 2 - Nov. 9
The biggest problem with the U.S. political game is that a lot of us are left in the dark about what's really going on in our country. We get the highlights, sure, and the media will bring to our atte...
Michael Jared3 months ago
Trump's Recent War on Transgender People and What It Means to the LGBTQ+ Community as a Whole
The Trump administration recently had a document leaked that implicated they wanted to make a change to Title IX (9). Title IX protects against discrimination in educational environments so long as th...
Rob T3 months ago
Only 11 States Have Laws that Require the Safe Storage of Firearms
Last May, when a 17-year-old student of Sante Fe High School in Texas shot and killed 10 people and wounded 13 others in 30-minute shooting spree, he was using legally purchased guns that he had taken...
Emma Bragginton3 months ago
Hate Crime—Is Misandry a Thing?
Misandry to Be Considered as a Hate Crime in Law Commission Review
Peter Rose4 months ago
Is Socialism the Way Forward?
Is socialism the way forward? Will a socialist government really make life better for the majority? I see so many posts on Facebook, from intelligent serious and well intentioned people, that claim Mr...
Patricia Sarkar4 months ago
California Court Ruling Puts iGaming Legislation Hopes on Ice
California’s court of appeal ruled against a Native American tribe operating online bingo games to Californian residents. The latest rejection brings into question the prospect of California ever havi...
Rose Mcgowen4 months ago
DeVos and Title IX
In recent weeks the discussion of Title IX reform was made public and we had a glimpse of the change to Title IX. Many of the reforms that were put in place by Former Vice-President Joe Biden were put...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Healthcare and Democracy
I’m an independent for one, so I’m playing both sides. But at the same time, I have to say that Republican’s attempt to hijack the Affordable Care Act will not succeed. The Supreme Court ruling upheld...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
The Mess That Is Health Care
With the ongoing health care fiasco in the United States, we all have to take seriously where we are going with this. Any one politician can’t make everybody happy. New federal rules allow insurers to...
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Brian 5 months ago
Legalization of Drugs in Canada
Legalization of marijuana is upon us in Canada. The government has looked into this for years and are trying to safeguard Canadians the best they can of any potential issues like driving impairment an...
Victor Trammell5 months ago
Was a Summary Judgement by a Federal Court Granted in Favor of a Kansas-Based Employer That Allegedly Violated Civil Rights?
In May of 2018, the 10th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals affirmed the Kansas Federal District Court’s decision to dismiss a Kansas man's lawsuit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act o...
Patricia Sarkar6 months 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 Taylor6 months 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 Humphrey6 months 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 Greiser7 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?