A small number of US cities have passed local laws banning abortion within their borders. It’s a growing effort since the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified Tuesday before Republican lawmakers who have threatened impeachment. Immigrant advocates are racing to deliver what they can during the lame-duck.
Gun advocacy groups say the new regulations do not address gun violence, but require those who legally own guns to deal with cumbersome red tape. Andrew Selsky/AP hide caption caption toggle Andrew Selsky/AP PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregonians have voted to significantly tighten the state’s gun laws, according to an Associated Press call. Measure 114 would … Read more
More than 1 million people have already voted in Florida. But how have the laws and voting procedures changed there since the last election?
An estimated 2 percent of the voting-age population in the United States will be ineligible to vote in this year’s midterm elections because of state laws barring people with felony convictions from voting. That’s according to a study released Tuesday by the Sentencing Project, a nonprofit that advocates restoring voting rights to people with prior … Read more
Nevada, like other states we’ve discussed in our series on changing US voting laws, is introducing new legislation that affects the way votes are cast and counted in the Silver State.
US Supreme Court Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption caption toggle Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images US Supreme Court Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Supreme Court on Monday refused to review the so-calledIsland cases“, a series of cases decided in the early 1900s that are now infamous for their racist underpinnings. The court’s actions dashed the hopes of American … Read more
Voting itself has changed in many parts of the country since the 2020 presidential election. To understand these developments, you have to start at the local level.
A record number of anti-LGBTQ laws were passed this year, many of which targeted transgender youth. But the courts have blocked a number of these laws from going into effect.
We look at the battle between state courts and legislatures over who sets the election rules, as well as the upcoming Senate vote on the same-sex marriage bill.