Border Walls and Congressional District Boundaries

We hear a lot about the wall that President Trump wants to build along the border between Mexico and the United States. Another major issue that regularly comes up is drawing up the border boundaries for congressional districts. Voters in five state will be voting on various ballot measures related to how the congressional district…

Utah, Polygamy and Gay Marriage

In order to be admitted into the United States as a state in 1896 the state of Utah was required to write into its constitution a law banning polygamy.┬áSkip ahead to today. Just in time for Christmas, U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby struck down Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying the law “conflicts with…