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Child marriage is not just a third-world problem

The United States typically isn’t the first thing to come to mind when one thinks about child marriage, especially since in most states the legal minimum age to marry is 18, yet between 2000 and 2010 about 248,000 children as young as ten were legally married in the US. Child marriage occurs legally in every state through two main loopholes.
February 5, 2018

The United States typically isn’t the first thing to come to mind when one thinks about child marriage, especially since in most states the legal minimum age to marry is 18, yet between 2000 and 2010...

Atlanta decriminalizes marijuana

Once thought of as a debilitating threat to the United States, marijuana is now becoming legal and decriminalized across many states of the country.
October 13, 2017

A bill introduced in March by Councilman Kwanza Hall, aimed to decriminalize marijuana in Atlanta, was unanimously passed in a 15-0 decision by Atlanta’s city council on Monday, October 2nd. Individuals...

So, what exactly is an executive order?

While executive orders are the most formal of presidential orders, another form of order is the memorandum. The differences between the two are slim; primarily, executive orders have to state the authority they have to issue said order while memorandums do not.
February 16, 2017

The first weeks of Donald Trump presidency have been riddled with controversy largely due to his creation of a multitude of executive orders ranging from the less controversial “Ethics Commitments by...

Minimum wage needs a raise

Americans working minimum wage are forced into practically impossible budgets.
February 2, 2016

$5.15. That’s the minimum wage in Georgia, at least for those who aren’t protected under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This minimum wage is the lowest in the continental United States...

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