Tag: florida

Voter Fraud Detector Fails in Florida

A controversial program designed to fight voter fraud has failed in Florida.

The Governor That Made Voting Harder Just Relented, Sort Of

This governor’s laws made voting so hard, he had to change them. Is the new law a real fix, or just good PR?

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Dueling lawsuits: Florida vs. the Department of Justice

Is it Florida vs. the DOJ or the DOJ vs. Florida? In this case, it’s both. When it comes to purging voters from the rolls, it looks like the state and the Department of Justice have enthusiastically agreed to disagree.

Court Strikes Down Florida Voter Registration Laws

A court has put a stop to laws in Florida that had put voter registration groups out of business in the state.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: GOP Candidates Dig Gulf Drilling

The Republican primaries have brought a number of interesting issues to light. See where all of the candidates stand on issues related to the Gulf Coast

Posted in Politics and Elections, Gulf Coast Recovery

Racism in Politics – A 2012 Reality

One HeadCount volunteer’s view on racism in politics today and what needs to be stopped.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Human Rights

Are Tasers really a non-deadly form of force?

“Don’t Tase Me Bro!” The use of tasers by our law enforcement has been the butt of controversy for years, but the untimely death of Adam Spencer Johnson on April 22 brings this question back to forefront.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Slick Move, BP! Barrels Of Oil Blanket Gulf Coast

BP Oil claims to be a friend of the environment, but its green image has been butchered due to a massive oil spill. On April 20th the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded, caught fire, and sank over the course of 36 hours. The rig is owned by Transocean and leased…