August 12, 2022

Crown Wants Jail Term for Former Clerk of the BC Legislature for Breach of Trust

Craig James, former clerk of the British Columbia legislature, leaves B.C. Supreme Court during a break from his trial in Vancouver, on Jan. 26, 2022. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck) The Crown is asking for a jail term for the former clerk of British Columbia’s legislature who was found guilty of fraud and breach of trust…

Grisham: Thomas Said There Are No Reliable Precedents, Leaving Abortion Laws to Legislature Is Call ‘to Save the Democracy’

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Don Lemon Tonight,” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) claimed that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ruled that “there are no precedents that you can rely on,” and that the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and leaving the decisions on abortion laws to the legislature “is now a call to…

Constitutional Carry Passes Indiana Legislature, Heads to Gov. Holcomb’s Desk

Constitutional carry passed the Indiana legislature Tuesday night and is headed to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s (R) desk. The Indianapolis Star indicates the constitutional carry legislation “would eliminate the license requirement to carry a handgun.” Sen. Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis4) opposed the constitutional carry legislation, saying, “It hurts to see us advancing a piece of legislation that supports spreading…

California school reopening leader announces run for state legislature: 'Year of the parent'

A California resident who was a major proponent of reopening schools after many went to remote-only learning at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic has announced a run for a state assembly seat.  Jonathan Zachreson, founder of Reopen California Schools, announced his run for the 5th Assembly District on Friday after Assemblymen Kevin Kiley announced […]

Governor Vetoes Funding For Texas Legislature After Showdown Over Voting Reform

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed funding for the state’s Legislature Friday after Democrats walked out at the last minute to oppose the GOP’s new voting reform law. ”Funding should not be provided for those who quit their job early, leaving their state with unfinished business and exposing taxpayers to higher costs for an additional…

Dem Rep. Jackson Lee: Texas Legislature ‘Massacred’ State’s Image, LBJ Legacy of the Voting Rights Act

During an appearance on CNN, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) decried actions taken by the Texas Legislature to shore up election integrity. Jackson Lee called those efforts “operating under the big lie” and compared the “Texas image” of former President Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Voting Rights Act to the modern-day Texas Legislature. Well, you…

Whitmer: GOP Legislature Hasn’t Deployed Resources Trump Administration Sent Us

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) claimed Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In” that despite Michigan’s surge of coronavirus case, she couldnot get the Republican-controlled legislature to “just deploy resources that the Trump administration sent.” Hayes asked, “Boris Johnson, of the UK, of course, who has not been a huge fan of restrictive-public-health measures and also in a…

President Trump Files ‘Personal’ Lawsuit In Wisconsin, Requests Legislature Choose New Electors

December 02, 2020 9:57 PM ET President Donald Trump sued the Wisconsin Elections Commission on Wednesday, requesting that a U.S. district court rule in favor of the state legislature appointing new Electoral College delegates to declare him the winner. The lawsuit is the second Trump has filed in the state this week, with his campaign…

Socialist Venezuela now a dictatorship as Maduro’s hand-picked judges oust legislature

We’ve been talking a lot here lately about the danger of left-wing judges who basically ignore the law and the Constitution in search of any pretext, however flimsy, to toss out perfectly legal actions taken by President Trump. This is why Democrats are so terrified by the rise of judges like Neil Gorsuch, and even […]

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