A Brief History of SCOTUS’ Second Amendment Rulings

A Brief History of SCOTUS’ Second Amendment Rulings

The right to keep and bear arms is granted to U.S. citizens by the Bill of Rights in the Constitution. The Second Amendment reads, “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be...
Harder to Vote; Easier to Kill. A New Arkansas Motto?

Harder to Vote; Easier to Kill. A New Arkansas Motto?

Arkansas, long known as “the Natural State,” is on the cusp of replacing its unofficial state nickname with a new one: “Harder to vote; easier to kill.” I’ve adapted this new moniker from a Feb. 24 tweet by Senator Jim Hendren (Arkansas – District 2), regarding...
3 Ways Trump Undermines Separation of Church and State

3 Ways Trump Undermines Separation of Church and State

An amendment to the tax code was introduced by then Senator and Democratic Minority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson in 1954. This legislation prohibited nonprofit organizations from involvement in partisan politics at the risk of losing their tax-exempt status. When adopted...
The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

Democracy teetered on the brink of collapse on June 1. Responding to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police a week earlier, thousands of citizens marched demanding justice. They declared that Black Lives Matter and advocated for a...