A new, two-year legislative session begins this week. New lawmakers will be sworn in, but the balance of power won’t change.
A new law that defines sexual consent took effect in Connecticut today. It says only “yes” means “yes” on college campuses. The law mandates that […]
Most people seem to fear death. Not surprising, according to Harvard researchers, who say even the word can increase nervousness and sadness.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in an Illinois case that could drive a stake through the heart of public employee unions. At issue […]
New York is one of the only states in the Northeast without a medical marijuana program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo was opposed to medical marijuana, and […]
As the U.S. government has militarized the California and Arizona segment of the Southwest border over the last two decades, illegal crossers have moved to […]
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case testing the constitutionality of buffer zones at abortion clinics.
Most firearms in the U.S. start out in a state of perfect legality, sold by a manufacturer to a federally licensed dealer. But somewhere along […]
It may have been “the gayest year ever,” as some gay and lesbian activists put it — 2013 saw the Defense of Marriage Act struck […]
The Justice Department will answer a challenge Friday morning to a controversial provision in the new health care law. It requires most employers that offer […]