In this post in our polling series, we look at priming to examine why the order in which questions and answers are presented affects results
A number of blue states passed laws this year to create court orders which bar a person from owning or possessing a firearm. They all have substantial variation from State to State. In some cases, only law enforcement can file petitions for court orders to seize a person’s guns. In others, anyone a person has ever dated can make the request.
While Arizona and Hawaii are currently the only two states within the U.S. that do not observe Daylight Saving Time, lawmakers in many states have considered doing away with it themselves.
Federal law under most circumstances currently allows a state to determine whether it will observe Daylight Saving Time or exempt itself, and several states are thinking about opting out.
Lawmakers in many states have introduced bills which would make it illegal to possess devices which accelerate semi-automatic rate of fire, though each approach to the subject takes a slightly different angle. Definitions and specific devices that would be banned vary in each case. Some are more expansive, covering any accessory which has the potential to accelerate rate-of-fire. Others only ban a few specific items.
Nearly 50 years after his death, Dr. King's birthplace of Atlanta continues the tradition of protecting equality. The Georgia State Senate introduced SB316 on January 9th, titled the "Georgia Enhanced Penalties for Hate Crimes Act", which seeks to improve upon previous legal efforts to curb criminal activity which directly relates to discriminatory factors