July 16, 2012

North Carolina Bans Same-Sex Marriage

North Carolina’s new law sparked mixed reactions across the country. North Carolina passed a law to outlaw same-sex marriage, which was already prohibited in the state. Supporters pushed for the constitutional amendment, arguing that it is needed to ward off future legal challenges.  Voters approved the amendment by a 61%-39% margin with all counties reporting, according to unofficial returns from the State Board of Elections.  According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans overall are closely […]
February 2, 2012

Voting Laws May Prove Discriminatory In 2012 Election

The Attorney General, Eric Holder Jr., has vowed to use the full weight of his department to ensure the new electoral laws are not discriminatory.