Stunning 2020 Voter Turnout Comparison to 2016

Around this time in 2016, September 26th, approximately 9,500 votes had been casted for the Presidential election. Today, within the same point of the year as 2016, over 865,000 votes had already been casted for this years election. Michael McDonald, Professor at the University of Florida, runs the U.S. Elections Project and has reflected hisContinue reading “Stunning 2020 Voter Turnout Comparison to 2016”

The World Honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, legal and feminist icon, passed away peacefully at her Washington D.C. home on September 18th, 2020 due to complications of metastatic cancer. “Our nation has lost a justice of historic stature,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. “We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn but withContinue reading “The World Honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg”

ICE, Roe, and the Future of Women’s Reproductive Rights

In 1973, the Supreme Court provided a ruling in Roe v. Wade that upheld women’s right to have abortions. Although the decision was somewhat restrictive about the conditions required for abortion, it nonetheless served as not only a landmark decision for abortion rights, but for women’s right to privacy. It set the precedent for women’sContinue reading “ICE, Roe, and the Future of Women’s Reproductive Rights”

Center of Controversy: SB-145 – California’s New Sex Law

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into effect SB-145, an amendment to existing state law that gives judges discretion regarding “whether an adult convicted of having vaginal sexual intercourse with a minor should register as a sex offender in cases in which the minor is 14 years or older and the adult is not more thanContinue reading “Center of Controversy: SB-145 – California’s New Sex Law”

Summary and Review: AZ SB1278 – victims’ privacy

In January 2020, Arizona’s 20th district State Senator Paul Boyer introduced SB1278 on the floor. This bill directly deals with the victim’s right to privacy and what information is protected from the defense and their attorneys. He believed that the location and any identifying information of a victim must be removed from any documents givenContinue reading “Summary and Review: AZ SB1278 – victims’ privacy”

Immigrants Under T.P.S. May Be Forced Out of the United States

For nearly 30 years, immigrants from ten countries have been guarded by the “temporary protective status” program and allowed to live in the United States. In 1990, Congress established an Immigration Act under President George H. W. Bush. This legislation granted, “Temporary Protective Status (TPS) to foreign nationals from nations experiencing excessively difficult living conditionsContinue reading “Immigrants Under T.P.S. May Be Forced Out of the United States”

Presidential Candidates Under Question of their Mental Fitness?

Analysts from CNBC and Change Research has polled over 4,100 likely general election voters between the days of September 4th through September 6th. The results show stunning conclusions which depict the true belief of the American people have for both candidates. The majority of the American voters surmise that Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee,Continue reading “Presidential Candidates Under Question of their Mental Fitness?”

Americans Support Vote-By-Mail Despite Trump’s Disputes

There has been heavy discussion on the accuracy and necessity of voting by mail over the past couple of weeks. President Trump has raised his doubts on the legitimacy of voting by U.S. mail. As it turns out, 73% of Americans are in support of voting by mail for elections. A poll from the WashingtonContinue reading “Americans Support Vote-By-Mail Despite Trump’s Disputes”

Updated Status on Arizona’s Unemployment System and Funds

As Congress returned September 8 from its month-long recess in August, Arizona’s unemployment system is running out of money. The CARES Act expired on July 31, 2020 and, amid its expiration, the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) and Governor Doug Ducey implemented the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program in its place. In short, LWAContinue reading “Updated Status on Arizona’s Unemployment System and Funds”

“It Will Take Place With or Without Covid”: Japanese Officials Push for 2021 Olympics

On Monday, International Olympics Committee Vice President John Coates told Agence France-Presse that “these will be the Games that conquered COVID, the light at the end of the tunnel.” “It will take place with or without COVID. The [Tokyo] Games will start on July 23 next year,” Coates shared. Many Japanese and International Olympics Committee Officials haveContinue reading ““It Will Take Place With or Without Covid”: Japanese Officials Push for 2021 Olympics”

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