Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems

.     Americans Still Paying the Price of Cold War With Health Problems     (StatePoint) For many Americans, the Cold War is a distant memory or something read about in history books. But for thousands of workers who supported the war effort as an integral part of the nation’s nuclear defense system, it […]

Three Big Supreme Court Cases Hinge on the GOP’s Controversial Gerrymandering Guru

.     Three Big Supreme Court Cases Hinge on the GOP’s Controversial Gerrymandering Guru June 7, 2019, 3:09 PM. Last week heaped new controversy onto the upcoming Supreme Court decision over the Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, with the revelation that the GOP’s longtime gerrymandering architect had initiated […]

FAQ: How Does New Trump Fetal Tissue Policy Impact Medical Research?

.       FAQ: How Does New Trump Fetal Tissue Policy Impact Medical Research? Michelle Andrews The announcement this week that the federal government is changing its policy on the use of human fetal tissue in medical research is designed to please anti-abortion groups that have strongly supported President Donald Trump. But it could […]

Press Release: Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern

.     The Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern 05-13-2019 Diversions to China, Iran, and within Pakistan Land 12 Parties on the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Entity List WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will add 12 […]

Federal Court Strikes Down Republican Gerrymanders in Michigan

.     Federal Court Strikes Down Republican Gerrymanders in Michigan Mother Jones, April 25, 2019, 4:12 PM A federal court unanimously struck down legislative maps drawn by Michigan Republicans on Thursday, finding that they were guilty of “deliberately discriminating against Democratic voters.” The ruling by a three-judge panel invalidated 34 congressional, state House, and […]