A Divided Democracy

bi·par·ti·san (adjective) of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other’s policies The US has a famously divided political system, the far right standing opposite the far left. However, we are seemingly missing a crucial link – the center. The idea behind the three-branch government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) was created to instill a balance of power, ensuring … Continue reading A Divided Democracy

The Heavy Weight of H.R.7

On Tuesday, January 24th, the House of Representatives voted to pass the H.R.7 bill, which can be found here along with a tracker on its status. The stem of this bill comes from the previous Hyde Amendment, which you can also read here. I encourage everyone to take a look at both texts and form your own opinions accordingly. Please do not rely on the … Continue reading The Heavy Weight of H.R.7