In November, 2015, Robert Lewis Dear, Jr., opened fire at a Colorado Springs, Colorado, Planned Parenthood clinic.  Dear killed 3 people, including one police officer and injured 9 others.  This attacked happened not long after tapes surfaced showing that...
Most of the United States rejoiced after the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law of the land. Many who issued marriage licenses throughout the nation said they would comply with the Supreme Court's ruling even though it went...
Bill Cosby has been a fixture in everyone's home for years beginning with The Mod Squad, and continuing through the years with hit cartoons, movie roles, production credits, stand-up shows, and hit television shows like The Cosby Show. Cosby...

Lethal Injection

The Supreme Court ruled in 2015 that current lethal injection techniques could continue to be used.  Prisoners on death row filed suit stating that the current technique used fell under cruel and unusual punishment. The case came to light after...

Marriage Equality

50 years ago in the United States, homosexual residents began their cry for equal treatment under the law. In the 1970's, the courts in this nation wouldn't even think of hearing cases regarding the rights of homosexuals in this...
The landscape of the war on drugs has changed significantly within the past few years.  Currently, in many states, heroin addiction has reached epidemic proportions.  Also, the rising use of prescription drugs has prompted some state governments to implement...

Dylann Roof

On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof entered an African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire on a bible study group.  Roof killed 9 people including a senior pastor and state senator Clamenta Pinckney.  He also injured...
In 2013, two bombs were planted at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The ensuing explosions killed 3 people and severely injured 260, of which, 17 lost limbs. The youngest victim was 8 years old.  This attack is...
In 2015, Seattle, Washington became one of the first cities in the United States to raise their minimum wage to $15 and hour.  Currently, the law states that businesses with over 500 employees must reach the standard by 2018....

Citizens United v. FEC

Money in politics has been debated even more hotly this election year than any other. The people on either side of this issue have drawn lines in the sand regarding how money should be spent when it comes to...