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How Gerrymandering Works

The Supreme Court is considering a case regarding the partisan gerrymandering of districts in Wisconsin, which could change the way maps are drawn across the country. Here is a step-by-step guide to how Gerrymandering works.

Arguments For And Against Single Payer Healthcare

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a single payer healthcare plan, also known as medicare-for-all, that would guarantee coverage to all Americans under one government-run plan. Here are the arguments for and against implementing a single-payer healthcare plan.

Veteran Told What Offends Him

WASHINGTON—In the wake of protests in which some players knelt during the national anthem prior to this week’s NFL games, a U.S. Army veteran has been informed that the acts offended him.
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California Passes Anti-Gay Marriage Legislation

Proposition 8, the California measure that bans same-sex marriage, passed by a 52 percent to 48 percent margin. What reasons did people give for voting for it?

17% Always vote yes to everything

5% Proposition was a lot of reading

11% Thought it would be last good opportunity to deny someone civil rights

2% Unhappily married gay people too lazy to get a divorce

4% Still trying to prove not gay after that one night with Sean

16% Marriages are already gay enough

.001% Love and support their son Frederick, but didn't want to see him make a mistake by marrying that good-for-nothing Manuel

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