legislation

Trump Claims He Has Signed More Legislation Than Any Other President–Wrong Again (Video)

Trump Claims He Has Signed More Legislation Than Any Other President–Wrong Again (Video)

Scenario one: President Trump doesn’t realize executive orders are not legislation. Scenario two: He knows executive orders are not legislation but realizes most don’t know that. Scenario three: Neither of those scenarios applies. He’s just spouting off again. At an event with firefighters in West Palm Beach, Fla. on Wednesday, Trump boasted he set a record […]

‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

A new series of bills passing in various states around the country are calling for “academic freedom,” which sounds good and all. However, these bills are being used to teach that creationism and evolution are both equally valid theories. They want to allow teachers to present all sides of controversial issues such as evolution and […]

Do Your Job! Only Three of Paul Ryan’s Bills Have Become Law Since 1999 (VIDEO)

Do Your Job! Only Three of Paul Ryan’s Bills Have Become Law Since 1999 (VIDEO)

Despite the fact that he’s been in office since 1999, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has only introduced three pieces of legislation that passed into law. According to Congress.gov, Ryan has introduced 103 pieces of legislation and cosponsored over 1,000. But only three of the bills that he personally sponsored have become law. […]

Trump Signs Order Making Big Oil Corruption So Much Easier (VIDEO)

Trump Signs Order Making Big Oil Corruption So Much Easier (VIDEO)

In his first act of signed legislation, President Donald Trump has eliminated anti-corruption rules for energy companies. Trump repealed regulations that were placed on oil and gas companies by President Barack Obama back in 2010. Repealing Corruption Reform In an effort to increase transparency for energy companies, Obama included a resolution in the Wall Street […]

The History Of Martin Luther King Day (VIDEO)

The History Of Martin Luther King Day (VIDEO)

On April 8, 1968, just four days after Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed, thousands of people marched through Memphis, Tennessee. That week, Detroit Representative John Conyers proposed legislation that would make January 15th, King’s birthday, a national holiday. Two months later, King’s wife, Coretta Scott King, founded the Martin Luther King Center […]

Historic Law Enacted To Protect Non-Theists From ‘Religious Persecution’ (VIDEO)

Historic Law Enacted To Protect Non-Theists From ‘Religious Persecution’ (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama has now signed a law that would expand the “freedom of thought” to include non-theists. The bill, Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act (H.R. 1150), states in part: “…Freedom of thought and religion is understood to protect theistic and non-theistic beliefs as well as the right not to profess or practice any religion.” […]

Proposed Bill Could Label Protesters As ECONOMIC TERRORISTS

Proposed Bill Could Label Protesters As ECONOMIC TERRORISTS

In an attempt to silence citizens and take their right to peacefully assemble away, a Washington state lawmaker is seeking to criminalize protests like the ones that have emerged against President-elect Donald Trump. Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen is preparing a bill to be presented at the 2017 legislative session. This bill would create a new […]

Progressive Nomad: 5.2 Earthquake In Oklahoma FINALLY Gets Legislators Off Their Asses (VIDEO)

Progressive Nomad: 5.2 Earthquake In Oklahoma FINALLY Gets Legislators Off Their Asses (VIDEO)

Early this morning one of the largest earthquakes to hit Oklahoma shook the ground, being felt from Nebraska to North Texas, and all due to oil and natural gas wastewater dumping. At 7:02 this morning, the United States Geological Survey reported that a 5.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in north-central Oklahoma, a location notorious for seismic […]

Men’s Rights Activists Move Closer To Rewriting South Carolina Alimony Law

Men’s Rights Activists Move Closer To Rewriting South Carolina Alimony Law

The unfortunately named South Carolina Alimony Reform – a small but loud group of 200 or so men (and, unfathomably, some women) – are celebrating this month as the SC General Assembly moved one step closer to making SCAR’s dreams come true: the elimination of permanent alimony in SC divorce cases. On March 8, 2016, […]

Republican State Receives Initial Approval to Ban Dangerous Gay Conversion Therapy

Republican State Receives Initial Approval to Ban Dangerous Gay Conversion Therapy

A bill to ban what has become known as gay conversion therapy for LGBT youth has received initial approval in the Colorado House. The Republican-led State is expected to attempt to block the bill the same way that they have done in the past however bill sponsor Paul Rosenthal states: “I will bring this bill […]

Detroit Parents And Students Voice Solidarity To DPS Sick-Outs While State Criminalizes Dissent

Detroit Parents And Students Voice Solidarity To DPS Sick-Outs While State Criminalizes Dissent

As legislation in Michigan attempting to criminalize teacher sick-outs creeps ever closer to passing in response to the direct action taken up by Detroit Public School (DPS) teachers standing up against the decrepit state of the city’s public schools, students and parents from the district are speaking out in support of the teachers’ actions. DPS […]

Utah GOPer Sponsors Bill To Declare Porn A ‘Public Health Crisis’ Worse Than Cocaine

Utah GOPer Sponsors Bill To Declare Porn A ‘Public Health Crisis’ Worse Than Cocaine

No matter how you may feel about the subject of pornography–be it pro or con–I think most of us can agree that we don’t need legislation to deal with the issue. Unless, of course, you happen to be Utah GOP State Senator Todd Weiler, who says porn is more dangerous than cocaine. Yes, he really […]