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Seattle Finds A Way To Beat The NRA And Fight Gun Crime

Seattle Finds A Way To Beat The NRA And Fight Gun Crime

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Seattle Battles The NRA And Is Winning The City of Seattle has found a unique way to combat gun crimes while side-stepping the power of the NRA. The NRA’s lobbying arm, the Institute of Legal Action (ILA), has successfully lobbied 43  states to enact “preemption” laws -statutes which […]

Tennessee Will Soon Start Posting Animal Abuse Offenders Online (Video)

Tennessee Will Soon Start Posting Animal Abuse Offenders Online (Video)

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Tennessee will begin posting the names of convicted animal abusers online as part of the nation’s first statewide Animal Abuse Registry. Beginning on January 1, 2016, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation will start posting the names of animal abusers online. Similar to sex offender registries, Tennessee’s new program […]

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set A National Trend

8 Sweeping New Social Policies That Could Set  A National Trend

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit California, known for its progressive social policies, may very well be setting a national trend with 8 progressive laws. California’s legislative session officially concluded for both legislative houses on September 11th of this year, with October 11th being the last day for Gov. Jerry Brown to sign or […]

Another Democrat Wins In A Very Republican State – And She’s The First Female To Win This Office

Another Democrat Wins In A Very Republican State – And She’s The First Female To Win This Office

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Good news for the majority of voting residents in Nashville, Tennessee. Democratic candidate, Megan Barry won the September 2015 runoff election for Mayor in the state’s capitol, making her the first female mayor in the city’s history. Tennessee is known for being a very Republican state in the Deep […]

Texas Voter ID Law Gets Significant Blow By Conservative Appeals Court

Texas Voter ID Law Gets Significant Blow By Conservative Appeals Court

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit In a sweet twist of irony, the day before the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a  very conservative federal appeals courts struck down a Texas voter suppression law. In an opinion written by a George W. Bush appointee, a panel of the United States Court of […]