PCC students appalled by Texas abortion ban

PCC students reacted with outrage at a new Texas abortion ban prohibits medical professionals from performing an abortion at six weeks when the supposed fetal heartbeat can be detected. “I am definitely pro-choice. I think all women deserve the right to have control on what to do with their body. If the right of abortion were taken away from us, it’s scary because we are then out of control of ourselves,” freshman Annalisa Moreno said. The new law uses the term fetal heartbeat as a …

Democratic theatrics won’t stop Kavanaugh confirmation

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the refusal of Republicans to give Judge Merrick Garland a hearing prior to the 2016 Presidential Election, and the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has given the President Donald Trump an opportunity to tip the ideological balance of the Supreme Court for generations to come. The consequences of this decision are nothing short of monumental, and makes the short-sighted decisions made in favor of political expediency all the more glaring in hindsight.

CA Supreme Court just gave up on the state’s gig economy

In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the State of California is on the fence about how to properly classify a worker as an employee or as an independent contractor. The Supreme Court explains that a worker is considered someone who is hired to do the usual work of a business, while an independent contractor is an outsider doing work outside of a business’s normal operation. This ruling does not bode well for the ever increasing gig economy.