The LGBT community could face state-sanctioned discrimination now that a religious freedom bill has successfully passed through the Georgia senate. But that’s not all that’s at stake.
This article has been updated to reflect the total percentages of the electorate. [DIGEST: Politico, Bloomberg, CNN] South Carolina proved politically significant—perhaps even determinative—in the days leading up to the state’s Democratic primary. Pre-election polling confirmed that African American voters, who make up roughly 28% of the state’s population and 55% of the total Democratic … Continued
The field is likely to shuffle again in the wake of South Carolina’s primary.
Ted Cruz may have successfully usurped Trump’s lead in Iowa, but the question of his birthright could hinder his campaign on the road to the presidency.
Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina officially suspended their presidential campaigns after less than stellar results in the New Hampshire primary. Donald Trump is once again in the lead for the Republican nomination.
A proposed Indiana Bill purports to extend civil rights protections to the LGBT community. In practice, it may be a step back.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making plans to enter the presidential race, which could divide support for the current respective Democratic and Republican frontrunners.
Media incorrectly stated two years in a row that the federal ban on medical marijuana had been lifted, but the amendment they based their claims on had less power than they realized. As marijuana is still a Schedule 1 drug, the Department of Justice can and does still raid medical marijuana institutions and retailers much to the chagrin of many people and politicians.
A delegation of United Nations workers visited the United States to observe women’s rights. They concluded that gender inequality in the U.S. was “shocking,” particularly in areas concerning women’s reproductive health and economic ability.
While many are celebrating the Paris accord’s efforts to halt climate change, the question remains whether it goes far enough.