Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas Steps on the First Amendment of the Constitution

Texas law SB-8 effectively makes all abortions illegal after six weeks, usually when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. With this law, the state’s legislature and governor effectively stepped on the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Since the law took effect on Sept. 1, 2021, several legal maneuvers have been brought forth. Abortion clinics […]

Puerto Rico Hopes U.S. Supreme Court Supports Efforts to Dig Out of Debt

Puerto Rico Hopes U.S. Supreme Court Supports Efforts to Dig Out of Debt

The debt burden for bankrupt U.S. Commonwealth Puerto Rico is a whopping $72 billion. Governor Alejandro García Padilla and others told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Puerto Rico had run completely out of cash. But, the island’s efforts to restructure some of the debt, according to a 2014 Recovery Act, may conflict with U.S. bankruptcy […]