House Republicans Push for Retirement Age Hike, Medicare Overhaul in Budget Blueprint

House Republicans are once again gunning for social security and Medicare payments. This time, they’re promising to raise the retirement age and restructure how medicare works – a plan that some Republicans aren’t on board with. Let’s take a look in more detail. Republican Study Committee’s Budget Unveiled Last week, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) … Read more

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds 1864 Abortion Ban Following Roe v. Wade Overturn

The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld a pre-statehood 1864 law that bans almost all abortions after the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade no longer prevents the law from being unenforceable. An 1864 Law In a controversial 4-2 decision, The Arizona Supreme Court upheld an 1864 law that bans nearly all abortions except when the … Read more

EU Court Sets Precedent, Holding Governments Responsible for Climate Inaction: ‘This is a Turning Point’

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) just made a ruling to hold Switzerland responsible for the diminishing quality of citizens’ lives due to the effects of climate change, potentially setting a precedent that holds countries responsible for their inaction against climate change. Landmark Cases The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, France, … Read more

Landmark Lawsuit: U.S. Accuses Apple of Smartphone Market Monopoly

The U.S. government has filed a historic anti-trust lawsuit against tech giant Apple over alleged market monopoly and unfair competitive tactics.  Apple vs America An anti-trust lawsuit has been filed against Apple on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, setting up what looks to be a formidable legal battle between the U.S. government and … Read more

Sanctuary Cities Reevaluate Migrant Policies Amid Budget Challenges

Budgets are apparently strained in sanctuary cities, as these Democrat strongholds are experiencing the repercussions of the migrant crisis and having to take drastic measures to solve issues. Here’s the full story. Shifting Priorities What began as a compassionate response to an influx of migrants arriving in cities far from the Southern border has slowly … Read more

Oregon Tightens Laws on Hard Drug Possession

Oregon Governor Tina Kotek has signed House Bill 4002, which will reclassify hard drug possession as a misdemeanor and establish new policies in order to address the state’s worsening addiction and overdose rates. Reintroducing Penalties Oregon Governor Tina Kotek just signed House Bill 4002, which reintroduces criminal penalties for the possession of hard drugs like … Read more

Call to Shield Seniors’ Social Security From Student Loan Deductions Intensifies

Democratic lawmakers have come out in force this week with an open letter to President Joe Biden stating that some of the country’s most vulnerable are losing their access to Social Security due to their student loans. Here’s the full story. Call to Halt Social Security Benefit Sanctions Democratic lawmakers have said in an open … Read more

Earmark Outrage: Funding Debates Intensify Over LGBTQ+ and Abortion Clinic Projects

Controversy in Washington this week as Biden’s administration has raised an outcry by conservative groups over the use of Democratic earmarks – money reserved in spending bills for initiatives and projects that lawmakers want to push specifically. Here’s the full story Outcry Over Earmarks Biden’s new budget request has caused quite a commotion. This budget request … Read more