The Respect for Marriage Act is Passed

This past Tuesday, the Senate passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which protects both same-sex marriage and interracial marriage. It doesn’t make all states allow same-sex marriages, but it does make them respect legal same-sex marriages from other states. Additionally, these marriages can qualify for federal benefits like Medicare. With votes from every Democrat plus a dozen Republicans, the bill passed 61-36. “With today’s bipartisan … Continue reading The Respect for Marriage Act is Passed

Amidst the Midterms

DISCLAIMER: These are not official results but were called by The Associated Press ( Last Tuesday, hundreds of millions of Americans went to pre-designated places to cast their votes for Senate, House of Representatives, Governor, and Ballot measures. Here’s the rundown: There have been predictions about the Republican party claiming a majority in the House and Senate however it still remains undecided. As of Thursday, … Continue reading Amidst the Midterms

The Passing of Proposal 3

As I am sure many of you already know, 137 days ago the United States supreme court removed a woman’s right to an abortion as a constitutional right. The states now have the individual power to decide the legality of such rights. In Michigan, Proposal 3 was on the ballot. Prop 3 would add to the Michigan constitution “ right to reproductive freedom”. On Tuesday … Continue reading The Passing of Proposal 3