States Issues

Austin, Texas, Declares War On Trump – Video

Austin, Texas, Declares War On Trump – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The Texas state capital takes a stand against Trump and one of his signature campaign promises – building a border wall with Mexico.  The City of Austin, Texas, has declared war on any business having anything to do with Trump’s border wall between Mexico and the USA. Newsweek […]

Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Recreational Weed In A Way No Other State Has – But There Is A Catch To The New Law

Vermont Makes History By Legalizing Recreational Weed In A Way No Other State Has – But There Is A Catch To The New Law

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Vermont became the ninth state to legalize weed but its new law does come with a catch.  Rolling Stone reported on Monday that “Vermont made history today, becoming the ninth state to legalize marijuana and the first to do so through the legislative process. Last week, both houses […]

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit George Takei scored a major victory for LGBT rights in Indiana after he went to war with then Gov. Mike Pence. March 2015 then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) in a private ceremony. ThinkProgress reported at the time that […]

Texas Republicans Wage War On Liberal Cities and Counties – Video

Texas Republicans Wage War On Liberal Cities and Counties – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Texas Republicans are attacking liberal cities and trying to preempt their laws in a special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott to make state supremacy more concrete. Texas is starting to seem more like Venezuela than one of the United States. Conservative and Christian Right legislators think they need […]

Texas Becomes Ground Zero In The War On Women. The Result? Abortions On The Rise

Texas Becomes Ground Zero In The War On Women. The Result? Abortions On The Rise

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit With teen pregnancies and abortion on the rise, it seems that Texas’ ideological war on women’s reproductive services is backfiring – big time. The Texas legislature has made a concerted effort to defund the Department of State Health Services. Starting in 2012, the legislature has defunded family planning […]

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