Author Archives: Amee

About Amee

Loves books, epic adventures, and public health. Always down for a challenge and experiencing something new!

Religion and the 112th Congress

Ever wanted to know the religious breakdown of the members of our Congress? Well, here you go. If you love charts and statistics, you will be in nerd heaven. Advertisements

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Healthy women is the same thing as terrorism apparently?

Well, this was interesting to stumble upon. According to Republican Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly, today is a day that should be recorded as one of the worst days in American history. Why, might you ask? Because today is the day … Continue reading

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“What We Talk About When We Talk About Guns”

There have been a lot of articles written over the past few days on gun control and violence in America. Much of the dialogue has been unproductive and has intensified the divide between NRA supporters and people who advocate for … Continue reading

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A Note of Apology to Our Readers

Sorry for the lapse in posting, we were busy being awesome at Capitol Hill Block Party! We worked Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and registered over 300 people to vote! Our trick–luring them in with free popsicles. Check out the awesome … Continue reading

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Political advice from one of my favorite TV shows

11 Political Lessons We Learned From Gilmore Girls

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Phone Banking for Marriage Equality

Young people in Washington are going to make a difference in helping pass marriage equality in November. The Bus Fellows have been organizing phone banks throughout the summer to call young people and talk to them about approving Referendum 74 … Continue reading

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The Politics of Funding Rape Crisis Centers

Now that Emilio has filled you in on what on earth a budget is, let’s talk about a specific example of how cutting a budget can impact people. Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina has vetoed over 80 items in … Continue reading

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