Significant impacts of a Trump reelection: The Supreme Court

With the US presidential election less than 60 days away, there are several things to note about the impact of a possible Trump reelection, especially with regards to the Supreme Court and the US Constitution. Things like Constitutional healthcare coverage, LGBTQ rights and abortion rights may be subject to change or repelling, should Trump come …

Repealing Proposition 209 on race, sex, and national origin: an overview

The California State Assembly voted on June 10th to repeal the 1996 Proposition 209, Section 31 Article 1 of the California Constitution. This part of the California constitution prohibits the West Coast state from discriminating “on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin in operation of the public employment, public education, or …

The Iowa Caucus: a Turbulent Start to the Democratic Presidential Race

This Tuesday the first DNC caucus took place in the state of Iowa, marking the beginning of what could be a very interesting race for the Democratic presidential candidates seeking to face Trump in the 2020 election. Although Iowa itself has no intrinsic value (containing only 56 delegates of the around 2000 needed to win …