The House of Representatives voted today to approve a bill that could dry up countless stretches of rivers and harm river restoration efforts nationwide. H.R. 3189 – the so-called “Water Rights Protection Act” – passed by a 238-174 vote. This bill is terrible news for rivers nationwide. Show More Summary
One year ago, on March 18, 2013, the trial of abortion monster Dr. Kermit Gosnell began in Philadelphia. Two months later Gosnell was convicted on three charges of murder, 21 felony counts of performing illegal late-term abortions, and 211 counts of violating the 24-hour informed consent laws.
Soon gun owners in the state of Georgia may be allowed to pack heat almost anywhere—including K-12 schools, bars, churches, government buildings, and airports. The "Safe Carry Protection Act" (HB 875) would also expand Georgia's Stand...Show More Summary
Over the weekend the West Virginia House and Senate put the finishing touches on a hugely important bill. If Gov. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signs HB 4588– The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act– West Virginia’s unborn babies, who can feel pain, will be protected from abortion. If there is not a compelling state interest in […]
The True Detective and Breaking Bad series finales had something surprising in common: it turned out we weren't the only ones keeping an eye on things. (WARNING: SPOILERS) On Perpetual Snipers, Series Finales and the Protective Act of...Show More Summary
The Democrat-led West Virginia state senate passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act over the weekend by a vote of 29-5, with the support of 19 Democrats. The legislation had previously been passed by the Democrat-controlled state house by a vote of 79-17 with the support of 33 Democrats. Show More Summary
The legal landscape of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), both before and after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) required telemarketers last October to begin obtaining the “prior express written consent” of consumers to solicit them, is so densely packed that it is impossible, in limited space, to do more than scratch the surface of the terrain. […]
Last week, a Louisiana Democrat filed a bill in the state's legislator she's calling the "Unsafe Abortion Protection Acts." Like most laws that ostensibly "protect" women from one of the statistically safest medical procedures, the bill doesn't do anything the pretty words in its name suggest. Show More Summary
A coda to Tuesday’s action on the Patient Protection Act, the D.C. Council bill that would set mandatory minimum nurse staffing levels in District hospitals: Two days after pushing the council to take action, Vincent B. Orange (D-At Large) won the endorsement of National Nurses United for the upcoming mayoral primary. Orange has “demonstrated his […]
The Volcker Rule is designed to address conflicts of interest in proprietary trading, as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Proprietary trading, where banks trade for their own account and not on behalf of any client...
Momentum is growing in Congress to pass H.R. 1518/S. 1406, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, legislation seeking to upgrade the four-decades-old federal Horse Protection Act (HPA) to stop rampant and intentional injuring ofShow More Summary
Tennessee Walking horses enjoy great popularity at shows in the mid-Southern United States, where they have become famous for showcasing the "Big Lick" gait. The horse's natural talent and action are exaggerated by heavy pad stacks and pastern chains. Show More Summary
Yesterday afternoon, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act (H.B.388), authored by Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe), was filed in the Louisiana Legislature. The legislation proposes common sense regulations on the abortion industry to protect the lives and safety of pregnant women. Show More Summary
On a 79-17 vote Tuesday night, the West Virginia state House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588), a measure to ban abortions after 20 weeks based on scientific evidence that unborn children can feel pain during an abortion. The measure now goes to the West Virginia state Senate. “This legislation will protect […]
On February 18 the Georgia House overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow guns at schools, churches, bars, and certain government buildings. The measure passed by a margin of 119 to 56. Titled the "Safe Carry Protection Act," the legislation...Show More Summary
Unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain are one step closer to protection from gruesome death by dismemberment abortion in West Virginia. The House Judiciary Committee passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588) Friday afternoon on a voice vote. Now that H.B. 4588 is out of Judiciary, the bill will go to […]
It's gratifying to see that some jurists are still able to be offended by banks who come to court assuming they can foreclose on borrowers based on their say-so.
Unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain won a great victory in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588) passed out of the House Health and Human Resources Committee without debate on February 17, 2014, and the Judiciary Committee plans to have it on the agenda on […]
Georgia is now seriously weighing in House Bill 907 which opponents have dubbed the, “Taxi Monopoly Protection Act.” It would effectively outlaw ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft. While also making cab companies victims of the usurious fees that they are required to pay to remain in business. My solution to all this would […]
The National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (HR3696) was introduced in Congress as the power grid attacks of 2013 finally filtered into the American consciousness. The cyber security legislation is supposedShow More Summary