Upwards of 100,000 people turned out at a protest in the Wisconsin capital after Republican lawmakers and the Republican governor pushed through a new anti-union law eliminating most collective-bargaining rights for public employees.
Gov. Scott Walker in cash-strapped Wisconsin is pretty sure he’s doing the right thing in trying to ram through a bill ending collective bargaining rights for most public employees. But, just in case, he’s putting the National Guard on alert.
When public discourse is so dominated by hysterical sound bites of religious intolerance and xenophobia, it is inspiring to read federal Judge Vaughn R. Walker’s ruling overturning Proposition 8, the California voter initiative banning same-sex marriage.