Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

California Law Mandating Women On Corporate Boards Declared Unconstitutional

A judge in California said that a law forcing companies to include women on their corporate boards is unconstitutional.  In a ruling from Friday, Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said California could not prove that the “use of a gender-based classification was necessary to boost California’s economy, improve opportunities for women in the workplace, and protect California …

Newsom Reconsiders Shutting Down Nuclear Plant

As California’s need for energy continues to rise, Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom is now reconsidering whether or not to close the state’s last remaining nuclear power plant. California’s last remaining nuclear power plant was set to close by 2025, but Newsom seems to be getting cold feet. He told a local TV station that he …

Texas Supreme Court Lifts Lower Court’s Block Of Investigations Of Transgender Procedures As Child Abuse

On Friday, the Texas state Supreme Court allowed the state child welfare agency to continue investigations of “‘sex change’ procedures” that may “constitute child abuse under existing Texas law,” according to the Office of the Attorney General, as noted by Republican Governor Greg Abbott in February. A lower court issued an injunction in March, banning state …

Independent Candidate For California Governor Talks Progressive Policies, Leaving The Democratic Party, And The Need For ‘Pro-Human’ Environmentalism

Michael Shellenberger is running for governor of California and is looking to beat Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom, all while keeping with his liberal roots and looking to other solutions to problems that have plagued the state for years. Shellenberger is the author of “San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities,” and he sees multiple problems with …

How Each State Differs On Abortion Laws

States have moved in both directions on the topic of abortion over the past year or so in anticipation of a possible ruling on Roe vs. Wade.  According to a Guttmacher Institute report, 23 states have legislation that could be utilized to limit abortion. As The New York Times pointed out, some states had abortion bans …