No Bill for Texas Death Penalty?

June 10, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

DALLAS — Stuck in the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee, a bill to repeal the death penalty will not be called for a hearing in this session of the Texas Legislature. The […]

Affordable Care Act Information Website Now Open

June 9, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Americans can now get information on health insurance coverage available through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, due to start up in October. They can also register for updates regarding the […]

U.S. Military Officials Report Sequestration is Damaging Readiness

May 12, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Sequestration cuts in the U.S. budget are devastating the nation’s armed forces according to high ranking Department of Defense officials. Budget cuts are reducing Defense readiness and already have thrown […]

Drones to Spy Using Infrared Tech Domestically

April 21, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Infrared detection technology helped in the success of last week’s effort to apprehend alive one of the two key Boston Marathon bombing suspects. It was one of numerous technological elements […]

Boston Marathon Bombings Claim Three and Injure Many

April 16, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

Monday, the Boston Marathon was brought to a disastrous end by a sudden explosion that killed three people and injured at least 144 more. Two bombs filled with ball bearings […]

U.S. Arms Exports Catapult While Obama Tweeks Controls

April 1, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News, Uncategorized

Friday, March 8, President Barack Obama signed an executive order to update delegated presidential authorities over the administration of certain export and import controls under the Arms Export Control Act […]

Gay Marriage Now Before the U.S. Supreme Court

April 1, 2013 in GLBT Issues, Top News, U.S. News

Last week, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the current case of Hollingsworth v. Perry regarding California’s controversial Proposition 8.  The 2008 voter initiative effectively overturned the […]

States Banning Death Penalty May Total 18 with New Maryland Law

March 24, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

BISHOPVILLE, Md. ─ Eight years have passed since Maryland law enforcement terminated a human life based on the death penalty statute. The General Assembly voted 82-56 on March 15 to join […]

Mid-Atlantic Legislators Weigh Pot Liberalization

March 20, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

BISHOPVILLE, Md. ─ Following the introduction of a bill to tax and regulate marijuana in Maine, Delegate Curt Anderson (D-Baltimore) has filed legislation in Maryland that would end his state’s […]

Maryland Lawmakers Haggle for Balanced Gun Violence Reduction

March 18, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News

BISHOPVILLE, Md.  ─ The missing argument after Sandy Hook for many who are opposed to the legality of military assault weapons has been the lack of emphasis on mental health […]

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