States Issues

Have Arizona Republicans Lost Their Freakin’ Minds?

Have Arizona Republicans Lost Their Freakin’ Minds?

Many of us had hoped that Arizona might return to the lands of the rational after Janet Brewer backed off on efforts to run for Governor for a third term, despite a state constitutional prohibition against serving more than two consecutive terms. At first glance, although he is a Republican, Doug Ducey seemed like he […]

George Takei Smacks Down Indiana Governor Over Anti-LGBT Legislation

George Takei Smacks Down Indiana Governor Over Anti-LGBT Legislation

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) Thursday morning in a private ceremony. ThinkProgress reports that “Proponents of this bill had openly admitted that its intent was to enable businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples.” According to the Chicago Sun Times, “reaction to the decision was swift and […]

South Miami Wants Florida Split Into 2 States Over Climate Change Denial

South Miami Wants Florida Split Into 2 States Over Climate Change Denial

The city commission of South Miami passed a resolution calling for Florida to be split into two states at their latest meeting, earlier this week. The resolution calls for the Miami-Dade County League of Cities to form a committee to investigate the idea of creating a new state. It was passed 3-2. The resolution was spearheaded […]

Florida State Employee Punished For Mentioning ‘Climate-Change’

Earlier this year Rick Scott (R) the governor of Florida and known climate-change denier, ordered a “non-official” ban on all employees of The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the term Climate-Change or Global Warming under any circumstances because the assertion that the science behind global warming was not a “true […]

Montana Tea Party Lawmaker Compares Abortion Doctors to Veterinarians

Montana Tea Party Lawmaker Compares Abortion Doctors to Veterinarians

A Montana legislator came up with a bizarre analogy during debate over a proposed fetal surgery bill that would severely limit legal abortion in the state. Montana’s The Cowgirl Blog covered the spectacle, reporting that State Rep. Bill Harris (R-Winnett)  compared abortion doctors to veterinarians during an executive action session of the House Human Services […]

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