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New politicians could lead to change in religious freedom

The lawmakers of Capitol Hill make up one of the most religiously diverse Congresses in history, with 97 new members joining the 437 incumbents,...

Voter enthusiasm at record high ahead of midterms

Voter enthusiasm is at its highest level during this midterm cycle than it has been in the last two decades.

Seven new bills you should know about

With new laws passing every day, it is hard to keep up. Here are five Idaho laws and two federal laws that have passed in recent months.

Students’ take on gun control

BYU-Idaho students share their opinions on the revitalized discussion around gun control.

Avoiding aggression is the best way to fight injustice

Of course it’s appropriate to feel passionate and speak out about issues that matter to us. But, no amount of yelling, screaming or adult-tantrum...

Planned Parenthood: more than just an abortion clinic

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, testified and was questioned at a hearing on Capitol Hill in front of Republicans...

Find common ground in disagreements

April 22, the Senate passed an anti-human-trafficking bill that had been held in committee for six weeks. The bill largely was considered uncontroversial and had...

Majority of BYU-I students don’t know their states congressional representatives

According to a study by Scroll, only 16 percent of BYU-Idaho can name their state's congressional representatives. Jessica Munson, a freshman studying elementary education, said...

Problems can often have simple solutions

A coin toss settled a mayoral race in what had to be one of the shortest news stories I ever read. Apparently candidates Dan Bowden...

Debt limit still issue after government opens

After 16 days of dormancy, the government has reopened after Congress passed a bill that ended the first government shutdown in 17 years. On Oct. 1, House...

The sequester will save our bad deficit

On Friday, March 1, major budget cuts are set to take place. President Obama told the American people that they might have to wait in...

Concealed weapon applications increase

Story by Grace Hansen & Josh Arnett Madison County has seen an influx of concealed weapons permits over the past year. The county sheriff’s office...

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