Tag: obama

Viewpoint: Improving Campus Sexual Assault Policies Must Become a Priority

Campus sexual assault has come to the forefront of the national conversation recently. Miranda Willson explores the ins and outs of what is being called an epidemic.

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights, Guest Blog

Finally Fixing the Voting System, Hopefully

“Let’s do something about that.” In last night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama announced his plan for a new bipartisan commission to improve the – very broken – voting system.

Posted in Election and Voter Registration Reform

Food & Farm Policy Issue Update: How the Candidates View Food

With the presidential election upon us, we are back with another update on food and farm policy. These issues seem to get cast aside by the mainstream media, so I am here to help you make an informed and educated decision before you head to the polls.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

Education Issue Update: School ‘n’ the Candidates

Education is high on the young voters agenda. Where they’ve been, where they’re going, and how much it’s going to cost to get there. In order to make the right vote for you, it must be an informed vote. Here’s some info that might help.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Issue Updates, Education

Personal Liberty Issue Update: How the Candidates Define Liberty

You’ll often hear the words “freedom” and “liberty” thrown around in the Presidential campaign. What those words mean to each candidate, though, differs greatly. Here’s a quick look.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Issue Updates

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: The Candidates on Drilling and “Clean Energy”

Wondering where President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stand on energy and environmental issues? We’ll attempt to break it down for you.

Gulf Coast Recovery Issue Update: The Presidential Candidates and the Gulf Coast

Let’s see what the candidates have said, and done, about Gulf Coast recovery and offshore drilling in the Gulf. (Spoiler alert… not much).

Posted in Politics and Elections, Issue Updates, Gulf Coast Recovery

Obama and Romney On Same Side of Marijuana Fight in Swing State Colorado

Marijuana legalization is on the ballot in Colorado and two other states, and leading in the polls However, candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney won’t back off their anti-legalization stance.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty

Obama Rebukes Latin America on Call to End War on Drugs

President Obama shrugged off Latin American leaders’ calls for a new approach to drug policy

Posted in Personal Liberty, Human Rights

Human Rights Issue Update: The GOP and Human Rights

It’s election season! The Republican selection process is underway, so let’s take a look at where the contenders stand on some important human rights issues.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Human Rights