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Do I Need to Give Consent to Be Photographed?
Have you ever had someone take your photograph and you didn’t want them to? Were they in the wrong? Short answer: it depends. It all starts with the First Amendment and Freedom of the Press, but hold on, I’m still talking about personal photos here. Let’s dive in to how we arrive at when it’s legal to photograph other people without their consent.
Does My Lone Vote Matter? Yes, ONE vote has changed history!
Does My Lone Vote Matter? Yes, ONE vote has changed history! One of the most common reasons people give for not voting in elections is that they feel their lone vote doesn’t make a difference. History, however, shows otherwise—especially when it comes to presidential...
Just Breathe… Through Your Mask. A Preview of Environmental Improvements.
Have you seen the skies over major cities lately? Traffic-free roads, plane-free skies and widespread brick-and-mortar closings have made the entire planet a beneficiary of the coronavirus pandemic in the short term.
How the President Derailed the Government’s Infectious Disease Programs
How the President Derailed the Government’s Infectious Disease Programs When it comes to protecting the public health of Americans, Trump’s actions have been unfailingly consistent. Since the day he took office, Trump has worked tirelessly to limit funding, dismantle...
Honduran immigrants are in danger and it’s partly our fault
Put yourself in the shoes of a Honduran Immigrant who has been here for 20 years. Would you voluntarily return to the still-troubled country you left two decades ago when you have been striving to live the American Dream? This isn’t who we are. We are a nation of immigrants, and it’s in our interest that we keep that dream alive for future generations.
Dividing the Alliance. It Doesn’t Add Up
One provision of the alliance states that an attack on one is an attack on all, which helps to keep Moscow from invading any of NATO’s current 29 members, especially those in Eastern Europe. If Putin ordered an invasion of a NATO member country, then America would be treaty-bound to come to the defense of that country. Putin would essentially be starting a war with America. He doesn’t want to do that.