Abortion opponents who've become used to giving orders to Kansas lawmakers on the exact wording of new restrictions are stymied now that they face compromising to get a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state constitution on the ballot.
After New Jersey's Supreme Court victory last year, any state that wishes can legalize sports betting. ESPN recently updated a ranking of all 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of how likely it is for each jurisdiction to offer full-scale legal sports
(RNS) — Several states have passed restrictive abortion bills this legislative session,. Could the passage of these laws ironically lead to a kind of cooperation between the traditional pro-choice and pro-life factions?
A House Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education’s hearing of House Bill 577, which would require all school buildings to prominently exhibit the U.S. national motto, “In God We Trust,” was held on Tuesday (April 30).
After nearly a half-century of successfully collaborating with states to implement the Clean Water Act, a three-pronged attack threatens our ability to keep our water safe and clean.
Legislation submitted by a Missouri lawmaker could have a stifling effect on lawsuits claiming a violation of religious liberty.
(RNS) — State Sen. Charles Perry recently stood on the floor of the Texas Senate in Austin defending a bill that would let state license holders assert their religious beliefs when providing — or denying — certain services.
During a public hearing on a proposed bill in Missouri that would require anyone filing a church/state separation lawsuit to use their real names in court documents and public hearings, a lawyer testified that the bill could put individuals in danger.
Missouri State Rep. Hardy Billington, a Baptist who recently said his goal in office was to “stand up for Christian values,” recently filed a bill, HB 728, that would single out adult plaintiffs in cases involving church/state separation to use their real names.
The number of civilian-owned firearms has surpassed the U.S. population. With all of these firearms in the U.S., if the idea that “good guys” with guns stop “bad guys” with guns were correct, then gun-related violence should be trending downward. It's not.