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Is Same Sex Marriage Legal in Alabama?

“Days after a federal judge in Alabama ruled in favor of a same-sex couple who want their marriage recognized, the chief justice of the state’s Supreme Court has sent a letter telling the governor that federal courts don’t have jurisdiction … Continue reading

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American Democracy is Gone According to University Study

Has America ceased to be a democratic republic?  A joint study by Princeton and Northwestern universities suggests the days of republican democracy are over, and that America is now an oligarchy. The researchers looked at 1,800 American policies instituted by … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Shutdown Day 10: Guess Who Still Gets Paid?

When the government funding shuts down due to a battle in Congress, guess who still gets paid? Congress has one key duty in the Constitution — pass spending bills that fund the government. If it doesn’t, most functions of government … Continue reading

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