7 days until the election: Biden hits the road; examining Barrett’s first cases on Supreme Court
Florida: Registered voters must request a mail/absentee ballot, but no excuse is required. You have six days remaining for your county to receive your ballot. Michigan: All registered voters are sent an application for a mail/absentee ballot, and no excuse is required. You have six days remaining for your county to receive your ballot. Texas: Registered voters must request a mail/absentee ballot, and you do have to provide a reason as to why you need one.
Steal a campaign sign? You could face jail time.
BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Virginia law enforcement is reminding the public that regardless of your political affiliation, it’s against the law to illegally remove or vandalize campaign signs. In Bedford County, Sheriff Mike Miller said signs have been removed, painted over and some even appeared to be shot at. “It’s larceny if they steal a sign and it’s property damage if we catch them vandalizing a sign. So, it is a misdemeanor and it can be punishment up to a fine and jail time,” said Miller. Miller said the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department has responded to 13 calls regarding vandalized signs since June.
28 things you probably forgot happened in the whirlwind that 2020 has been
So let’s take a look at all of the wild things that happened so far this year that you probably already forgot about, shall we? (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Jan. 3: Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike by the U.S. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)Feb. 5: After months of investigations, hearings and lots of tweets from Trump, the president was acquitted by the Senate on both articles of impeachment. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) (2020 Getty Images)And now we’re in June. It’s hard to believe that all of those things happened during a pandemic, so who knows what else is next?
You won’t believe these stats on incarceration in the U.S.
If mass incarceration doesn’t affect you in a major way, it’s easy to go about your day and not think much of it. Legend believes we have a major issue of mass incarceration, and that problem can’t be solved until we address the over-reliance on jails. I don’t remember.”By highlighting human stories, supporting innovation projects, and encouraging productive policy change, FREEAMERICA aims to amplify the conversation about mass incarceration at the local, state and national levels. “And my children would not be following in my footsteps.”Some of the statistics on incarceration in the United States are quite jarring. According to the Safety and Justice Challenge website:Majority of people who are jailed have not been convicted of a crime.