Leaders in the fly fishing industry have penned an open letter to Congress in support of restoring protections for headwater streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act, and urging congressional members to “not to play politics with clean water.” … more ?
The first Republican Texas lawmaker in history has come out in support of same-sex marriage. GOP Rep. Sarah Davis, who represents a Houston-area district and had previously expressed support for civil unions, came out for marriage equality in an interview...
Aspen resident Charles Abbott appeared in court on Tuesday to defend himself against charges that he violated a protection order. But Abbott wasn't alone: He brought with him a stuffed owl, which he said would act as his lawyer. "He’s a very sensitive guy, has law degrees from Yale, Harvard,... More »
The Texas House is expected to vote today on a so-called "Pastor Protection Act" championed by anti-LGBT hate groups. Senate Bill 2065, which has already cleared the Senate, is almost certain to pass, and Gov. Greg Abbott has said he'll...
May 20, 2015 (Washington, DC) – Yesterday, House Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) leadership introduced the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), aimed “to protect and enhance opportunities...Show More Summary
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), which will turn 5 on July 21, is the sweeping regulatory response to the financial crisis and Great Recession. Recent news reports paint a picture of an assault...Show More Summary
Angela Bassett has been in the acting game long enough to have played a wide range of characters: protective mothers, doctors, and who can forget her Tina Turner? What does a performer do after that? If you're Bassett, you take all that industry experience and put it behind the camera for the Lifetime...
Presidential candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky moved on Wednesday to filibuster a Senate bill to renew the Patriot Act, a post-9/11 law meant to beef up protection against terrorist threats. Rand Paul is talking about NSA "until he can speak no longer." Big notebook on the desk in front of him. Show More Summary
Angela Bassett has been in the acting game long enough to have played a wide range of characters--from protective mothers and doctors and who can forget her Tina Turner? But two seasons on FX's "American Horror Story" have added to the spectrum in considerable ways.
Please urge the Senate to join you in opposing H.B. 405 today. The post Act Now to Protect Cruelty-to-Animals Investigations in North Carolina appeared first on PETA.
On May 12, 2015 the U. S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1732, The Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015. This bill requires the EPA to withdraw their proposed clean water rule and go back to the drawing board. Fortunately, this bill did not receive enough votes to overturn a Presidential veto if it comes to that.
In Bible-belt Georgia, one would think that pro-life organizations would support the federal “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” which imposes a 20 week abortion ban (with exceptions for rape and incest). The bill passed the House last week generally along party lines, 242-184. But one pro-life organization vigorously opposed this bill. Show More Summary
In 2013, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) received high praise from pro-lifers across the nation after he announced that he would sponsor the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in Congress (H.R. 1797). Now the Senator says he plans on running for president and will make his official announcement on June 1st. In an interview with […]
Some members of Congress are pushing to extend the Patriot Act past its expiration date, but a new poll from the ACLU show Americans believe it needs changes first. The poll, which was commissioned by the American Civil Liberties Union...Show More Summary
While the House has introduced multiple attempts at 20-week abortion bans, none have been as dramatic as this one.
Louisiana is considering a religious freedom bill. Gene Mills of the Louisiana Family Forum describes the Marriage and Conscience Act.
You will note a missing word in the description of the rape/incest exceptions in the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, i.e., 20-week abortion ban, passed in the U.S. House May 13: EXCEPTIONS…. the pregnancy is the result of rape against an adult woman…. Show More Summary
It's not just telemarketers that are at risk of being sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Any company that makes customer phone calls, sends texts or faxes faxes could be open to liability under the TCPA. The TCPA prohibits unsolicited advertising by phone, text and fax. It provides......
The New Jersey Assembly passed the NJ Gestational Carrier Agreement Act, an important bill that would modernize state law.
by Kelli Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin made impassioned remarks on the floor of the U.S. House Wednesday in support of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (which passed): Email email@example.com with your video suggestions. The post Pro-life vid of day: Rep. Sean Duffy gives voice to voiceless appeared first on Jill Stanek.