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House Passes Strictest Gun Control Legislation in Recent Memory

The House passed a bill which will allow background checks to take place beyond the present three day maximum to as much as 20 days if that much time is needed to complete the process. As the Federal law stands now, if a background check is not completed, for whatever reason, within three days, the […]

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SCOTUS to Decide Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

The 12 justices of the US Supreme Court have decided they will review the legality of incorporating a question about citizenship onto the upcoming 2020 census. The judges promise a quick decision, since the census forms need to be printed in time to distribute them before the census must begin. The results of the US […]

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Kardashian Visits White House to Plead for Clemency for Non-Violent Convicts

An activist for criminal justice reform, Kim Kardashian West came to the White House last week to present her case to the Trump administration to ease the sentences of those convicted of non-violent crimes. The listening session was attended by presidential advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner, CNN commentator Van Jones and executive vice president of […]

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Banks Want Clarity on Marijuana Industry

Banks do not feel comfortable doing business with companies in the marijuana industry, even when the state they operate in have legalized recreational of medicinal its use. That is because the Federal government under the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, still considers marijuana illegal, and banks do not know which legal system they can […]