Tags : Politics

Bill banning abortion passes in Oklahoma

On April 12, Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed Senate Bill 612, a bill that makes performing abortions illegal throughout the state. The new anti-abortion law implements a near-total ban on abortion, with the only exception being medical emergencies. The anti-abortion law even makes abortion illegal in the case of rape and incest.  The […]Read More

Russia invades Ukraine; the US expands sanctions against Russia

Last week on February 24, Russian forces launched an invasion of Ukraine and attacked Kyiv, the country’s capital city. The Russian invasion of Ukraine was a major international incident that led to widespread condemnation and sparked anti-war demonstrations in cities around the world. The latest toll for civilians killed in Ukraine is 102, with 304 people wounded, […]Read More

Opinion: Will the Republican Party regain control of the House?

Assuming the accuracy in polling, how is it possible that Republicans have a shot at reclaiming the majority in the legislative branch of Congress? Although nothing is certain, we are more than 10-months away from the midterm elections and to reward the Republican Party with any keys of legitimacy might be the greatest indictment of  […]Read More

Haitian humanitarian crises bring back dark images of slavery

News about the mistreatment of Haitians by US Border Patrol agents made top news throughout the week with images showing Border Patrol agents on horseback whipping Haitian migrants. This has sparked much uproar within the Black community as the images that were surfacing were the all-too-familiar images of slavery when slave owners would ride on […]Read More

The Best Arguments for Reasonable Term Limits

Similar to presidents and some governors, legislators should be subject to term limits. Most experts agree that a term limit shouldn’t be too short or too long. If we make term limits too short, like 12 years, then we fall victim to limiting the policy knowledge of politicians and kicking out politicians once they have […]Read More

The Newest WMD: Weapon of Mass Deception

When one thinks of a security threat, they may think of something they can see (like climate change) or cannot see (like cyber hacking). But what if the threat was believing your own eyes? That is precisely the question that deepfakes raise. What are Deepfakes ? Deepfakes are video and audio forgeries produced by artificial intelligence […]Read More

Explained: Who are the Proud Boys?

“Proud Boys, Stand Back and Stand By!” These were the words of the 45th President of the United States during the first presidential debate when the moderator asked Trump if he is willing to condemn white supremacist groups. Instead of condemning white supremacy, Trump responded by placing the blame on Antifa and Black Lives Matter. […]Read More

House Approves Bill to Establish the National Museum of the

On July 27, the U.S. House of Representatives ratified a bill to establish the National Museum of the American Latino as a part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The legislation introduced by Democratic Representative Jose E. Serrano was approved by voice vote with 295 bipartisan co-sponsors. It will now go to the Republican-controlled […]Read More

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