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 […]

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 […]

DEA Agent Predicts Dope-Crazed Rabbits If Utah Passes Marijuana Bill

DEA Agent Predicts Dope-Crazed Rabbits If Utah Passes Marijuana Bill

The State of Utah is considering a bill legalizing the use of edible forms of marijuana for certain debilitating medical conditions. However, a DEA agent testified before a hearing of a Utah State Senate committee last week that if the state passed the bill the state’s wildlife may¬†“cultivate a taste”for marijuana and lose their fear […]

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