Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban
The federal government is trying to figure out how to deal with the eviction moratorium.
11 Aug
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Washington Battles Over Extending Eviction Ban »

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the federal government imposed a national eviction moratorium. Because so many Americans were suddenly out of work, landlords were Read more…

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions
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7 Jul
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions »

In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was passed. This law was created to remove barriers set up to prevent African American voters from Read more…

Battleground States Certify Election Results
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9 Dec
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Battleground States Certify Election Results »

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A month has now passed since Election Day 2020, and the states are only now completing the official results certification. (This certification verifies Read more…

The Electoral College Goes to Court
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19 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Electoral College Goes to Court »

You might never have thought about the Electoral College until the 2016 presidential election, when Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton despite the fact Read more…

Supreme Court to Rule on School Choice
Full-length view of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
28 Jan
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Supreme Court to Rule on School Choice »

If a student wishes to attend a private parochial (religious) school rather than his or her public school, who should pay for it: Read more…

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue
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26 Jun
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue »

Back in March, Election Central brought you the story of a forty-foot concrete cross that sparked a new debate over the separation of Read more…

A New Battle in Church vs State
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13 Mar
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

A New Battle in Church vs State »

You probably know that the First Amendment to the Constitution requires the separation of church and state. But what exactly does that mean? Read more…

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
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26 Feb
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Mental Illness and the Death Penalty »

Among the most controversial issues in the United States today is the use of the death penalty. And that issue gets even murkier Read more…

A New Threat to “Obamacare”
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24 Dec
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

A New Threat to “Obamacare” »

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By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about the Affordable Care Act–also known as the ACA, or “Obamacare.” It’s one of the most Read more…

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court
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9 Oct
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court »

On Saturday, October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court, after weeks of concerns surrounding sexual assault accusations made Read more…

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