By Katie Valentine on March 19, 2014
The law allows Idaho to punish those who document cases of animal cruelty more severely than those who commit it.
By Ian Millhiser on March 9, 2014
Guns, frat boys, and heavy drinking. What could possibly go wrong?
By Katie Valentine on February 20, 2014
“I'm struggling to see how, in practical terms, this will protect our businesses,” one state representative said of the bill.
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By Zack Ford on February 19, 2014
Bills in Kansas, South Dakota, Idaho, Maine, and Tennessee that would have provided an anti-LGBT "license to discriminate" are failing as their intent comes to light.
By Joanna M. Foster on February 12, 2014
Megaloads of tar sands extraction equipment moving through the Northwest to Alberta continue to face determined opposition.
By Zack Ford on February 12, 2014
The Idaho Supreme Court has made it clear that marriage is not necessary to approve a second-parent adoption.
By Alan Pyke on February 10, 2014
The fight to curb abusive payday lenders continues to simmer at the state level, but real relief for consumers might need to come from national action.
By Bryce Covert and Tara Culp-Ressler on January 24, 2014
But all of them have plenty of other programs that desperately need those funds.
By Scott Keyes on September 20, 2013
Another city passes a law criminalizing homelessness.
By Bryce Covert on August 29, 2013
States rack up big legal fees to defend abortion laws while cutting spending elsewhere.