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Trump Trying to End Birthright Citizenship

December 14, 2018 by

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In a recent interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump revealed that he is preparing an executive order to nullify the long-accepted constitutional right of birthright citizenship in the United States. Legally, he can’t do this, as the 14th Amendment has protected this right for over a century: “All persons born or naturalized in the United […]

Marijuana Is Sometimes Legal, but Still Debilitating

December 13, 2018 by

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Marijuana impacts the brain in many negative ways. The main cannabinoid found in marijuana that affects the brain is THC, which is similar to the brain chemical anandamide. These two chemicals reward the brain, encouraging addiction. Humans have an Endocannabinoid System found in many areas of the brain. Our bodies’ natural cannabinoid, anandamide, acts upon […]

Pipe Bombs Mailed to Democrats

December 10, 2018 by

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At least fourteen Democrats recently received live pipe bombs, all of similar design and packaging, leading to suspicions of a coordinated attack. High-profile Democrats received live explosive devices in what appears to be a large scale attack on government officials, media corporations, and anyone opposed to President Donald Trump. All of these cases seem to […]

Opinion: Migrant Children Separated from Families In Concentration Camps

December 7, 2018 by

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Under President Trump’s executive order, children are being separated from their parents at the border and are being detained in a “tent city” in Texas. Some opponents to the plan have used the term “concentration camps,” as these camps are prison-like facilities that prevent underage individuals from leaving because of who they are. As the […]

Migrant Caravan Seeking Asylum

December 3, 2018 by

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Thousands of people from Central America are demanding asylum in the United States. The migrants’ journey began on 12 October 2018 in San Pedro Sulas, Honduras. The caravan started with only 160 people, but that did not last for long. As the three caravans were migrating up north, thousands of people joined, bringing their friends […]

Opinion: Kavanaugh Appointment Too Hasty

November 14, 2018 by

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Allegations of sexual assault, no matter the degree, whether or not it was reported right away, or how many years have gone by since the incident, should still be considered relevant. Just because a crime was not reported right after the occurrence does not mean it did not happen. “I don’t think the FBI were […]

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

November 2, 2018 by

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Brett Michael Kavanaugh is an American judge and lawyer who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh graduated from Yale University with a degree in American History. President Donald Trump nominated him to the Supreme Court on 8 July 2018 to fill the position vacated by retiring justice Anthony Kennedy. Before Kavanaugh […]