Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

abortionpublic health

New laws in 2016 show states are diverging on guns, voting

in 2017/Top Headlines by

 Laws taking effect at the start of the new year show states diverging on some hot-button issues. Restrictions on carrying guns eased in Texas, for example, but got tighter in California. It is easier to register to vote in Oregon, but there is another step to take at the polls in North Carolina. The opposing directions in the states reflect a nation with increasingly polarized politics. In the debate over gun control, both sides say their arguments are strengthened by…

Keep Reading

Go to Top