# House of representatives
Congress Stepping Up Efforts to Protect Federal Judiciary
Lady JusticeSang Hyun Cho/PixabayIn recent years, the federal judiciary has come under increasing threat in the course of their duties. During the fiscal year of 2021, there were a combined 4,511 threats and inappropriate communications against federal judges, federal court employees, and jurors. This is a 387% increase as compared to 2015, which experienced only 926 such incidents. Given the important role that the federal courts have in maintaining our democracy and the rule of law, Congress has considered several pieces of legislation to better protect them in the course of their duties.
It Has Begun – Republicans Have Started Swiping Congressional Seats Long Held By Democrats
As Expected from Recent Polling Indicators, as Biden’s Approval Amongst Americans Drops, So Does the Number of Congressional Positions Held by Democrats. Author’s Note – This unbiased and completely fact-based article was written by the fully accredited and degreed Investigative Journalist, Kurt Dillon. All stated facts are attributed to the following sources: NBC News, The Texas Department of Elections, The Republican National Committee, and The United States House of Representatives, with all personal biographical information being provided by Wikipedia.org.
U.S. House Voted To Decriminalize Marijuana
The United States House of Representatives has voted to decriminalize marijuana. Next stop, the Senate.(skodonnell/iStock) According to reports from US News, “The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act) passed 220-204 in a vote largely along party lines and is only the latest in a series of efforts to decriminalize the substance after a version of the measure cleared the chamber in December 2020 but stalled in the then Republican-controlled Senate.”