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Fuming Over the New Orleans Smoking Ban

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Smokers and vapers will have to leave an establishment to indulge their habit. Money will be lost. Children will be sold on the black market to make rent when servers’ and bartenders’ tips are cut because patrons are marching on Bourbon with pitchforks and torches. Business will wither and die on the vine and…

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The Shame and Cost of Defining My Self-Worth with a Diploma

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The cost of attaining a degree is an issue often discussed by policy analysts and increasingly discussed by politicians — most notably by US Senator Elizabeth Warren and most recently by President Obama via his proposal to make community colleges tuition-free. It is also an issue law students discuss regularly, and in five months, I will graduate from law school with roughly $150,000 in student debt.

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6 Ridiculous Laws Against Abortion

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Today, Jan. 22, marks the 42nd anniversary of the landmark case, Roe V. Wade. This year’s commemoration comes at a time all eyes are, and have been, on the (some would say disgraceful) state of reproductive rights. From 2011 to 2013, a research report from the Center of Reproductive Rights (CRR) and Ibis Reproductive Health (IRH)…

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“I Won Both of Them”

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Last night’s State of the Union Address proved one thing…

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GOP Women Revolt Over Abortion Bill

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There continues to be some glitches in obvious anagram Reince Priebus’ epic rebranding of The Confederacy, er, GOP: Several Republican congresswomen are reportedly splitting from their party on a national abortion bill that’s scheduled for a vote in the House next week, raising concerns that the legislation is too extreme and will alienate female voters.

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