1930 — The parasitic fungus Ophiostoma appears in Cleveland, Ohio and begins attacking American elm trees.
1950s to 1980s — 40 million elm trees die across the United States.
1970s — Start of government-university-community cooperative efforts to identify and propagate resistant elm trees.
1999 — Maine State Legislature creates Elm Tree Restoration Fund. 12 ME [...]
The Hawaii state House followed the state Senate yesterday in voting to legalize same-sex unions that have the exact same privileges and benefits of marriage.
From John Hagee to Pat Robertson to Stephen Bennett to John Piper to Graham Dow to Yehuda Levin, religious fundamentalists assert that God uses the weather as an instrument of [...]
Monserrate and Espada think that the integrity of the Democratic Party matters less than denying homosexual residents of New York State equal rights. So, a new majority has been achieved in the senate, not of Democrats, not of Republicans, but of bigots. [...]
Activists for marriage equality will have the chance to meet with their state legislators and explain why they think that equal marriage rights for same sex couples are important enough for the state government to act. [...]
Considering the passage and upcoming signature into the law of South Carolina Bill 1329, I think the time is right for a little public relations work. You see, when the bill mandates that the government print license plates celebrating Christianity and Christianity alone, I think it says something essential about South Carolina. The fact that [...]
The South Carolina House has passed a bill on a 109-to-0 vote to put a Christian cross and the phrase “I Believe” on the state’s license plates.
‘I Believe’ Special License Plates
Section 56-3-10110. The Department of Motor Vehicles may issue ‘I Believe’ special motor vehicle license plates to owners of private motor vehicles registered [...]