Tag Archives: Federalism

MPSL VLog:Unions in the Union (Same-Sex Marriage)

Same-sex marriage was also up for a vote in several statewide elections. Professor Gaffaney explains what could happen in this Supreme Court 2012-13 term.


Weekly Quiz: Test Yourself on this Week’s Events

The weekly quiz is now live in Mypoliscilab. Good luck!

Weekly Poll: Your Opinion on Gun Control Laws

Subsequent to the elementary school shooting that killed 28 people in Connecticut last week; some are calling on Congress to pass a stricter gun control law. What do you think?

Weekly Poll: Your Opinion on Same Sex Marriage

Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to review two cases dealing with same sex marriage. Some observers believe this move might result in a decision that will affect gay rights nation-wide. What do you think?

Weekly Poll: Your Opinion on Superstorm Sandy

Although Superstorm Sandy caused a devastating disaster, it created an opportunity for President Obama to show his leadership skills as both the commander in chief and crisis manager. What do you think?

MPSL VLog: Direct Democracy in 2012

Mostly, our democracy is representative. But initiatives and referendums allow the people to participate in direct democracy. Professor Gaffaney explains.

MPSL VLog: Same-Sex Marriage… Again?

President Obama announced his position on same-sex marriage has “evolved” (along with many other Americans’), but how will this affect the race for the presidency? Professor Gaffaney explains.