A Review of "Bump Stock" Bans

A Review of "Bump Stock" Bans

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.

Equality Laws and MLK's Legacy

Equality Laws and MLK's Legacy

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

Want Immunity for Underage Drinking? In Texas, Just Talk to a Title IX Rep

Want Immunity for Underage Drinking? In Texas, Just Talk to a Title IX Rep

Several outlets picked up on the fact that laws passed in Texas earlier in the year now allowed for openly carrying swords, banned texting while driving, and had several other assorted effects, but one thing that was virtually unreported when it became effective was a small but significant change to the State’s underage drinking laws.