Most states used to have exceptions for abortion laws. They allow women to obtain an abortion in the event that the pregnancy is a health risk to the mother as a result of rape, incest, or an unviable fetus. This is still the case in republican led states, but it may not be the case for long in states like Idaho. The Looming Ban on Abortion in Idaho Protestors took to the … [Read more...] about Conservatives Misguided Push for a Ban on All Abortion Exceptions
The legalization of marijuana for medical purposes has been celebrated in West Virginia by both the public and the medical community. The consensus was that now there was a new treatment option. However, medical marijuana is raising concerns in the workplace. Lawmakers have been analyzing the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes against employees' productivity in the … [Read more...] about Scrutiny of Medical Marijuana Law in West Virginia
Three of the top agencies responsible for regulating banks in the United States are looking to make changes to the Community Reinvestment Act. What exactly are the planned changes, and how will they affect the way banks are run? What is the Community Reinvestment Act? The Community Reinvestment Act was a bill first passed into law in 1977. It was designed to help … [Read more...] about Banking Regulators Plan Changes to Discrimination Laws
European Union legislators recently struck a consensus on the fundamentals of a key piece of legislation meant to mitigate the harmful effects of social media sites and other digital platforms. The Digital Firms Act would, among other things, require digital platforms like Facebook to combat misinformation on their sites and state how their algorithms recommend material to … [Read more...] about Amazon, Google, Meta and Other Digital Platforms Targeted By EU Law on Disinformation and Harmful Content
The emergence of any new thing in an already existing system is bound to cause mayhem and rub some people in the system wrong. However, it is important to differentiate when the new kid in town takes advantage of their new status and manipulates the system to favor them. The crypto industry came to be in an era when no one knew of its operation, and hence most people had to … [Read more...] about Is the Crypto Industry Manipulating the State Capitols To Pass Its Agenda?