Amid Russia Probe Another Looming Threat to Democracy Is Overlooked

Amid Russia Probe Another Looming Threat to Democracy Is Overlooked

With the entire nation distracted by the ongoing Russia investigation and its implications for America’s democracy, it has been easy to overlook news of a resolution that was quietly approved in May by the Republican-dominated legislature in Texas. Yet the resolution, calling for a convention of states to amend the U.S. Constitution, has implications that […]

Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

A recent study indicates that the numbers of executions in the United States have decreased and are lower in 2016 than in the last 25 years. One reason may be due to the drastic reduction in death sentences, according to Reuters on Dec. 20. There were 20 death row inmates executed in 2016, which is […]

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