Texas' governor Greg Abbott is moving forward with construction of a border wall at the Texas-Mexico border. The project has secured $54 million in private funding and an additional $1.88 billion from HB 9, passed by the Texas House of Representatives. Some say the move is not political but a measure of public safety, while others say the Governors' plan might violate the Constitution.
Gun Control is one of the self-proclaimed highest priorities of Biden's presidency, with a focus being placed on assault weapon bans. Check out all of the information you need on this topic.
The 2020 Presidential election saw a record number of Americans vote, either in person or by mail. In the wake of that election, Democrats argue that voting laws disenfranchises certain citizens, while Republicans claim the process is wrought with fraud and corruption. This module will help explain one of the core tenets of American democracy.
In 1970, there were fewer than 10 million immigrants in the United States. Today, immigrants and their families make up almost 28% of the U.S. population, more than 44 million people. As that population continues to grow, immigration policy and the conversation surrounding it, will too.
The Second Amendment from the Bill of Rights states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” That clause is the basis of the gun control debate today: should Americans still have the right to keep and bear arms? If so, what qualifies as “arms”?
The Democratic process is woven into the fabric of the United States: it was the basis for a revolution. Now, more than ever, elections are one of the most important aspects of creating and maintaining that process. Is voting so restrictive that it disenfranchises certain citizens, or is it wrought with fraud and corruption?