Marital rape

https://www.cnn.com/2024/05/06/india/india-madhya-pradesh-marital-rape-ruling-intl-hnk/index.html In this article, a woman in India confided to her mother that her husband has forced her to participate in sexual activities, and eventually filed a complaint with the …

Regulation of firearms

https://apnews.com/article/california-road-rage-boy-shooting-freeway-trial-ed77511a73034ff1de2d2c581c2aea16 A very sad incident of someone who pulled a trigger in anger and killed an innocent child. We need to amend the constitution to be clear that the people …

Constitutional longevity

Breyer says Supreme Court risks creating ‘Constitution that no one wants’ When a part of the constitution or a law is vague and we need to make a decision, we …

Free speech or cybercrime?

https://www.cnn.com/2024/03/27/africa/nigerian-woman-faces-jail-over-online-review-of-tomato-puree-intl-scli/index.html How would this have gone differently in a country with the right to peaceful and honest communication? First, sharing an experience with a food ingredient and asking others to …

Why do we need freedom of speech?

https://www.cnn.com/2024/03/26/politics/trump-hush-money-trial-gag-order/index.html We need freedom of speech so we can do a variety of things like criticize the government, talk about science and philosophy, and more. We don’t need freedom of …

Absurd settlements

https://www.cbsnews.com/texas/news/former-special-prosecutor-in-paxton-securities-fraud-case-says-potential-deal-to-avoid-trial-have-charges-dropped-is-common/ If a person is innocent, they wouldn’t be doing community service and paying compensation to victims. The part of the settlement that allows the offender to not admit guilt …

Forcing companies to do less

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/bernie-sanders-proposed-32-hour-workweek-pass-congress/story?id=108152411 This is not a rule that the country is ready to adopt. If there are problems with the 40 hour workweek, like not aligning with when kids go to …

Who is responsible for immigration policy?

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2024/03/19/politics/supreme-court-allows-texas-to-begin-enforcing-controversial-immigration-law The federal government should control it because it affects all states. However, there should be recourse for any state, not only border states, that is negatively impacted by ineffective …

Common sense and weapons

https://www.wdrb.com/in-depth/ky-attorney-general-ruling-allowing-convicted-felons-right-to-own-guns-defies-common-sense/article_7f5c3606-e878-11ee-b9c7-47e0df28da9c.html In the United States the second amendment to the constitution creates a dilemma because it makes a very broad and clear statement that “the right of the people to …