Posted in Domestic Issues History State Issues

From the Articles to the Constitution

On this day in 1788, the newly-minted Constitution becomes the official governing document of the United States of America when New Hampshire weighs in as…

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Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

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Montana Prosecutors Appeal 31 Day Rape Sentence

Friday, Montana prosecutors filed an appeal questioning the ultra lenient 31-day sentence handed to teacher Stacey Dean Rambold, a man who pleaded guilty to the…

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Posted in Economy Headlines Politics State Issues

Interactive Map Shows Food Stamp Cuts, State By State

An interactive map by Stateline tracks exactly where the hardest food stamps cuts — which went into effect on Nov. 1 — are hitting. The…

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Posted in Activism Education Opinion State Issues

Retrenchment and Higher Education: A Followup

Retrenchment and Higher Education As a result of continued annual budget cuts under Governor Tom Corbett (18% for 2013 alone) to the Pennsylvania State System…

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Posted in Headlines LGBT State Issues

Hawaii Police Union Pres. On LGBT Equality: 'You Would Have To Kill Me'

On Monday, Tenari Maafala, president of the Hawaii police union and an active-duty police officer, expressed anger when asked about the idea of Hawaii passing…

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