Wisconsin Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Make Unmarried Parents Child Abusers

Republican Glenn Grotham, of the Wisconsin State Senate, recently proposed a bill that would classify unmarried parents as child abusers. The bill would amend a law related to a state organization, called the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board. The Board’s job is to conduct a number of activities related to child abuse, including promoting public awareness. Language in the … Read More

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Divorce

Actress, Katie Holmes, recently filed for divorce from her husband, Tom Cruise. After Cruise publicly proclaimed his love for Holmes on the Oprah Winfrey show by jumping up and down on a couch, the couple married at the Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy. The ceremony was held in November of 2006. They had a daughter together, named Suri. She was … Read More

Independence Day

Over the past several months (or decades…okay centuries), citizens in the United States have done a lot of bickering. The topics of the fights have covered everything from arguing about Arizona’s SB1070, to the Healthcare opinion by the Supreme Court, to whether or not cats are better than dogs. Despite all this, it’s important to remember that not everyone in … Read More

Governor Brewer Signs Anti-Abortion Funding Bill

On Friday, Governor Brewer signed a bill banning Arizona agencies from using public money to fund any organization that provides abortion services. In a public statement, Brewer said, “this is a common-sense law that tightens existing state regulations and closes loopholes in order to ensure that taxpayer dollars are not used to fund abortions, whether directly or indirectly. By signing … Read More

Andrew Thomas Disbarred

The Arizona State Bar recently issued an opinion disbarring former Maricopa County Attorney, Andrew Thomas. After a lengthy hearing, the panel reviewing the case found that Thomas had used his political position to initiate unfounded criminal investigations and indictments against his political enemies in the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The panel also disbarred a deputy county attorney, Lisa Aubuchon. … Read More

Pinochet’s Will to be Unsealed

Chilean officials will soon unseal the last will and testament of Augusto Pinochet. Augusto Pinochet was formerly ruler of Chile. He assumed power in 1973 by way of a coup d’etat. During his reign he acquired significant wealth through a number of illegal methods. In 2006, he assembled a last will and testament. The document has been sealed since the … Read More