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The Alabama State Senate has now passed one of the strictest abortion bills in the country.
The ways America criminalizes sex work can be preposterous. But the consequences are no laughing matter.
It’s no secret that the president lies….bigly. But as his first year in office draws to a close, this is one of Donald Trump’s biggest White House whoppers.
Uber also muddied the original legal definitions between black cars and limos that had to be prearranged and cabs that could
President Donald Trump has announced when he will reveal his nomination for Supreme Court justice
Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.
I now know I'm strong enough to withstand insurmountable grief and pain, after all, I watch a woman face hers every day. Thanks to my friend who fights the good fight and teaches me how to live courageously through it.
There will be talk about creating a new "grand bargain" to assure the coordination and accountability of donor-driven humanitarian
Voter ID laws are not meant to save the nation from the imagined blight of voter fraud. They are meant to benefit the coffers of law enforcement, who can go after poor voters for unpaid fines, and they are a boon to collection agencies, who can attempt to collect on old debts with added interest.
The only way such we will live in a culture where consent is freely given and mutually wanted enthusiastic agreement between partners of sound mind and legal age is by leading the way today.
So while we log on every morning with the potential to be incensed by another video of a child being handcuffed in a public
Nearly half of all states in the U.S. have some form of cannabis legalization on the books, but that has not been enough to protect businesses from prosecution by both local and federal authorities.
Happy Fourth of July week! What better way to celebrate the creation of the United States than to check out some bizarrely inventive laws our state governments created? Did you know that in Massachusetts gorillas are not allowed in the backseat of your car? Check out this video and find out what other hilarious legislation has been passed in the last 250 years.
Not knowing the law is not an excuse for breaking it, so if you live in Illinois, you should familiarize yourself with these five rules so that you don't get caught unawares.
There are at least a few bright spots in Illinois politics worth remembering if for no other reason than to fight off depression at the dysfunction of Illinois government. Here are some of the best bills that the General Assembly passed this spring, which are awaiting the governor's approval.
TIME magazine just published its "25 Moments That Changed America" list, focusing on the 20th Century. I agree with most of the selections and am impressed with the essays that explain the choices.
Jordan's media are at a dead end and its laws are hampering journalists from working in an open environment, a report on freedom in that country revealed. One glaring issue from the "Dead End" statistics comparing results for 2013 and 2014 was that self-censorship had increased.
We need to stop focusing on differences and, instead, start focusing on similarities. We are all people. It does not matter if we are brown, paste white, peach or any other color. We are all people.