After Dylann Roof killed 9 people in an African American church in South Carolina, current Governor Nikki Haley signed legislation in 2015 to have the confederat flag removed from the statehouse. Before its removal, the NAACP and other groups had...
Government dissent is nothing new, however, on January 2, 2016, a group of individuals brought it to a whole new level.  The individuals were part of the militia movement in the United States.  The imprisonment of 2 Oregon ranchers...

“Affluenza Teen”

On June 15, 2013, Ethan Couch, a 16 year old with a restricted driver's license, under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and speeding at over 70 miles per hour, plowed his truck into a group of people standing...
During a seven month span in 2013 and 2014, Officer Daniel Holtzclaw was employed with the Oklahoma City Police Department. During this time span, Officer Holtzclaw worked a low income section of Oklahoma City.  The Department began an investigation...
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...