Author: Skyler Blalock

Kansas Considers Non-Citizen Law Enforcement
March 29, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission (KHLAAC) announced eight key policy issues ahead of the 2021 state legislative session. One of them is a request to allow Permanent Resident cardholders to serve in law enforcement. Colorado, Louisiana, Maine, Vermont, and West Virginia, already permit it in some form, though each state varies as
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History of Censorship in America
March 5, 2021 History,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In early January, Project Veritas released a video of PBS firing their principal counsel lawyer, Michael Beller after recommending the forceful re-education of Trump supporters’ children at ” enlightenment camps. Following this disturbing reveal one would expect public figures across the country to decry the notion that to re-educate Americans who support opposing ideas or figures. 
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H.R. 127: Firearm and Ammunition Control Bill
March 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

U.S. Representative Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced House Resolution 127–  Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act early in January to the House Judiciary Committee with the objective of “licensing and registering gun owner’s firearms and ammunition, as well as prohibiting specific forms of ammunition”. If signed into law, H.R. 127 would implement a series of
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House Resolution: 01 – For the People Act
February 6, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In January 2019 U.S. House Representative Sarbanes (D – MD) introduced the For the People Act of 2019 to institute electoral reform. H.R. 01 passed by the Democrat majority in the House (March 2019) then failed in the Republican-majority Senate (October 2019). It reentered discussion following 2020’s election.  The objective of this bill is to
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Government Authority in COVID-19
January 15, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Public’s waning tolerance for local and state measures to address COVID-19 lead to nearly three-quarters of the U.S facing some form of COVID-19 related lawsuit. These legal challenges range in alleging violation of First, Second, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, specifically concerning non-delegation doctrine, certain executive orders not often narrowly tailored, abuse
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The Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice
January 9, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles,Trump Skyler Blalock

On December 15th, 2020, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr submitted his report on the “Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice”, a summation of the Trump Commission’s findings are now possible. President Trump signed Executive Order No. 13896 in October 2019 with the objective of providing recommendations on the state of American
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A.G Paxton Sues Austin Over COVID-19 Over Reach
January 5, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

After a week of contentious debate, Friday evening the Texas Supreme Court issued a writ of mandamus in the favor of Attorney General Paxton and Governor Abbott, finding that the City of Austin did not have the authority to reinstitute dine-in curfews. The battle between city and state began as a result of Governor Abbott’s
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The Threat of SCOTUS Restructuring
January 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In 2016, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer threatened to filibuster any Supreme Court nominee, who is not ” mainstream. This threat came after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked then-President Barak Obama from nominating a new justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Since 2016, Democrats have opposed every Supreme Court nominee from the Trump
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