Author: Skyler Blalock

RNHA Interview with Texas Senator Peter Flores
March 4, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

Today the RNHA had the privilege to interview former Texas State Senator Peter “Pete” Flores of Pleasanton, whom represented Senate District 19 from 2018 to 2021. Today, Mr. Flores is running for the newly redistricted 24TH Senate District situated in Central Texas, now containing the city of Pleasanton, and curves West around San Antonio and
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The SCOTUS Commission Report
January 17, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

Last April the RNHA covered the Biden administration’s pronouncement of their Commission on the Supreme Court (Commission); a campaign promise meant to address the Court reform debate following the polarizing confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. This Commission identified, where possible, recommendations to improving the institutional functionality and public perception of the high Court. The
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Justice Gorsuch & Originalism
December 23, 2021 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The topic of originalism as a judicial philosophy blossomed during the political foray which was the confirmation battle of Republican Senators to appoint 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to fill the seat of the late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia, in 2017. Oftentimes, Senate Democrats will opine on
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The New SCOTUS Subdivisions of Ideology
November 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

Early July of 2021 presented the public with plenty of court rulings that displayed a political shift following Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment. The more conservative-minded wing of the Supreme Court shows signs of fracturing, resulting in the formation of three voting blocs from the nine-seat Court. Those being liberal, centrist-conservative, and conservative blocs. The appointment
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Trump’s Class Action Lawsuits Explained
August 18, 2021 RNHA News Articles,Trump Skyler Blalock

In early March, the RNHA covered the history of government censorship in America and the increasing controversy of censorship on social media platforms. These included Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, as well as many other companies that have limited the dissemination of Conservative views on a series of contentious topics within the country. Former President, Donald J.
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Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta: Donor Protection Case
August 18, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

SCOTUS heard oral arguments on April 26th, 2021, for the case Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta (consolidated with Thomas More Law Center v. Bonta, docket number 19-251), a case that disputes the California A.G’s request that all major donors to charitable organizations must provide a list of those who donated with their personal information. The
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H.R. 1522 – Puerto Rican Statehood
July 26, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

On March 02nd, 2021, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, Jenniffer González-Colón (New Progressive Party), on behalf of her constituents, spearheaded the effort of proposing the bipartisan House Resolution 1522 – Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act, alongside Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) and 68 other congress-members. This bill follows the November 2020 statehood referendum that found 52.52%
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Free Speech Case: Mahanoy ISD v. B.L
June 20, 2021 Constitution,Latest,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

On April 28th, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard arguments for Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L concerning a school’s authority to regulate students’ right to free speech off school grounds when it comes to finding what may constitute as actions that “materially and substantially disrupt the work and discipline of
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SCOTUS Ruling Preserves 2nd Amendment
June 11, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in a unanimous decision for Mr. Edward Caniglia, ruled Monday that the community caretaking exception to allow for a warrantless search into a person’s home and confiscation of a person’s firearms does violate the 4th Amendment’s requirement for a warrant. The Incident  Caniglia v. Strom is a
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Arizona Election Integrity Bills
May 22, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

 In an article published by the RNHA, election integrity bills were proposed in the state of Texas and across the country in several state legislatures to address ahead of the 2022 midterm and 2024 presidential election. In Arizona, two election security bills made their way to the Arizona State legislature to address the many election
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