Following a Pentagon report stating that over 70 sexual assaults involving members of the armed forces occur every day, President Obama lambasted military members who commit sexual assaults and rape saying they betray the uniform they wear.
Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Peter King (R-NY) have introduced a House version of the Toomey Manchin Bill to expand background checks - a bill 92% of Americans support and the Senate failed to pass.
JAC Member and environmentalist explains why the Keystone XL Pipeline matters.
I've had many friends, even like-minded, eco-friendly friends, ask me, "Why is Keystone a big deal? Isn't it just another pipeline?"
The recent debate on legislation to prevent gun violence provides a clear contrast in the ideologies of the right wing agenda and the rest of the country. In loud strident voices warning of a federal government that ultimately plans to invade homes and seize all guns, the right wing throws reason and logic out and focuses on the fears of a small base. The gun lobby acts as if the Second Amendment were the final words from
As of April 10, 2013, Senators Manchin and Toomey have introduced a bi-partisan compromise for gun control legislation. Below are the key points as highlighted by Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
In the first 3 months of 2013, state legislators have introduced 694 provisions aimed at reproductive rights and abortion, according to Guttmacher Institute.
Are you listening? Do you hear? Read my lips soon there will be no abortions in states controlled by Republican legislatures. Over the last decades, abortion rights have been chipped away. The remaining few are now being hit with a large sledge hammer. Unconstitutional laws are passed that take away a woman’s right to choose. Fetal heartbeat detection is propelling the laws. Hear a heartbeat, restrict abortion.
One aspect of the strictest abortion law in the country? A 800-mile long area where no abortion services are available.