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Marriage Equality Meets the Constitution

Marriage Equality Meets the Constitution

Marriage Equality has finally become the law of the land in the United States, as constitutional rights have finally been established, and yet many have continued to put forth the idea that this is a negative ruling from the Supreme Court. Debates have been ongoing for years over this issue and marriage itself has been […]

Texas Open Carry May Tempt the Mentality of Die-Hard Gunslingers

Texas Open Carry May Tempt the Mentality of Die-Hard Gunslingers

The ‘Open Carry’ gun law in the state of Texas, may tempt the mentality of many die-hard gunslingers. The Wild West may have died out almost one hundred years ago, but it may soon be legal for Texans to open carry. This has got many people wondering if it may tempt criminal elements who have […]

Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom

Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom

Thursday, April 16, 2015 marked the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in DC, otherwise known as Emancipation Day. In 1862 over 3,000 slaves were freed, just eight months prior to the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Proclamation which freed slaves in the South. The District of Columbia also has the distinction of being […]

Supreme Court Receiving Attention

Supreme Court Receiving Attention

The United States Supreme Court often receives attention for the controversial cases to which it chooses to grant certiorari from the states. This week, they are in the news for cases which did not make the grade due to their somewhat unpopular statuses. The first case that has drawn attention is related to the execution of […]

Cat Hoarding Woman Evicted as Felines Are Killed

Cat Hoarding Woman Evicted as Felines Are Killed

Another sad case of animal hoarding has occurred in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. A woman of undisclosed age and name has finally been evicted from her living quarters, leaving behind a multitude of cats in her wake. Close to 100 felines were discovered recently by a private contractor, who alerted authorities in the small town just […]

Bombshell NSA Spying PRISM Scandal Widens

Bombshell NSA Spying PRISM Scandal Widens

The bombshell National Security Agency (NSA) spying scandal named Prism has widened. In light of the controversial surveillance program, known as Prism, which made headlines this week, major US technology companies want the government’s permission to disclose details of security requests they receive from administration officials on user data. In a series of leaks in […]

Senator McCain says Pentagon has “carte blanch” in America’s war on terror

Senator McCain says Pentagon has “carte blanch” in America’s war on terror

Senator John McCain expressed his concern to Pentagon officials on their  interpretation of the rights they have to conduct America’s “war on terror.” He said, however, that he “doesn’t blame them,” because “basically you’ve got carte blanche as to what you are going to do around the world.” The criticism of Senator McCain and other senators, […]

Sandy Hook Shootings Prompt Gun Control Law Change

Sandy Hook Shootings Prompt Gun Control Law Change

Since the Sandy Hook shootings, the first major push for tighter gun controls in years has swept the nation. Numerous polls have shown significant majorities in favor of stricter background checks for gun purchases. Unfortunately, these efforts have sparked a backlash from pro-gun advocates, resulting in the defeat of a Senate bill that would expand […]

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