Category Archives: State Legislation

CNN Guest Roasts Va. Republican: ‘Are You Wrapping Your Homophobia Around the Bible?’

CNN contributor LZ Granderson took failed Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli (R) to task on Tuesday over his support of Arizona’s SB 1062, which would effectively legalize discrimination against the LGBT communities in the name of “… Continue reading

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Victory In Texas: Extreme Abortion Law Unconstitutional

An extreme anti-abortion law that was passed in a special session of the Texas Legislature in July has now (legally) been deemed unconstitutional – well, at least part of it has been. Women everywhere (and men with a brain in … Continue reading

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Another Page From the Book of Conservative Hypocrisy

Nebraska is one of the conservative states that has enacted a bogus “parental consent law” for minors seeking an abortion. I say bogus because anyone who believes that any conservative court would grant any minor judicial bypass is living in … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Publicly “Corrects” His Wife

In a recent post we told you about Anita Perry’s surprising, if not shocking statement about abortion: “I see it as a woman’s right… If they want to do that, that is their decision…” Well, it seems we all misunderstood … Continue reading

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Bullet to the Head With That Cup of Coffee?

I have only one question for this guy: WHAT IS YOUR F***ING POINT? You own a gun? Big deal. You’re a moron? That’s obvious. You have a teensy little package? That’s your wife’s business, not ours. Seriously, folks – this … Continue reading

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Another Chapter in the Jindal Voucher Scam

The Justice Department has requested an injunction preventing the State of Louisiana from providing school vouchers for the 2014 school year to students residing in the thirty-four parishes currently under federal desegregation orders. This prompted Eric Cantor and Bobby Jindal … Continue reading

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Texas Republicans Turn to Legislating the “What If”

Texas Republicans, having realized how inept they are at governing for the here and now, have decided to begin legislating the “what if”; to no one’s surprise, the focus of their futuristic governing is… wait for it… us durned wimmin. … Continue reading

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Well What Do You Know, It’s Actually Republicans Who Would Jail Clergy

Indiana’s recently amended marriage statutes have caused quite a bit of outrage, some legitimate, some not. First, there’s this headline: Indiana Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Felony Punishable by Prison Wrong. Indiana’s marriage statute makes it a felony to lie on … Continue reading

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Louisiana’s Backward Views – Creationism and Unconstitutional Laws

How did Louisiana find a DeLorean big enough to fit the entire state so they could take us winging back to 1925? This past Wednesday, the Louisiana House Education Committee tromped on a measure to repeal a 1981 creationism law.  … Continue reading

Tennessee Republicans Push Legislation To Protect Animal Abusers

Just when you thought Republicans could sink no lower, they eagerly prove you wrong. It seems that in Tennessee, helpless animals aren’t as worthy of the state’s protections as those who abuse them. Tennessee is the latest state to propose … Continue reading

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Seriously? They Didn’t See This Coming?

What do you get when you propose bills that divert public school dollars to private religious schools? In Tennessee you get a bunch of bumpkins scrambling to find a way to keep that money from going to Islamic schools. The … Continue reading

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The GOP Road to 2016, One Fool at a Time: Scott Walker

Wisconsin’s little twerp of a Governor is writing his memoir, which is leading many to believe he”l make a bid for the GOP nomination in 2016. Not for nothin’, but if I was a Republican I’d want a Presidential candidate … Continue reading

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