Kelly Hyman’s Blog

California’s New NCAA Player Laws

California’s New NCAA Player Laws

For quite some time, there has been an ongoing debate over whether student-athletes participating in collegiate sports should be paid for their efforts. Recent actions by the State of California are taking steps to ensure that student-athletes are finally given some...

The President Can’t Block Twitter Users

The President Can’t Block Twitter Users

The political atmosphere in America seems to grow more tumultuous by the day.  The Bill of Rights is an important document in American politics as it establishes the rights of all-American citizens.  The very first Amendment is the Freedom of Speech, therefore Trump's...

The SDNY’s Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

The SDNY’s Case Against Jeffrey Epstein

On July 6th, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, from incidents that occurred between 2002 and 2005. According to law enforcement, these incidents stem from sexual trafficking involving minors. This arrest was part of a joint...

USA Women’s Soccer Continues Their Fight For Equal Pay

USA Women’s Soccer Continues Their Fight For Equal Pay

The USA Women's soccer team won its fourth FIFA World Cup championship in 2019 and now faces the challenge of fighting for equal pay as men. Some people might argue that men's sports are more popular, yet the women's team drew a much larger television audience in 2019...

The Abortion Ban Is Headed To The Supreme Court

The Abortion Ban Is Headed To The Supreme Court

Alabama's new abortion law has everyone taking a position on one side of the issue or the other. While the public is emotionally charged by the issue, the supporters of the law in Alabama's legislative body are pursuing a rational tactic. Ultimately, the law may force...

The Fight For Increasing Minimum Wage

The Fight For Increasing Minimum Wage

As housing prices increase  across the US, more and more full-time workers are finding themselves unable to even afford basic living accommodations. In many cities across the US, full-time workers are living in their cars, on couches and even on the streets. A minimum...

2018 Midterm Voter Update

2018 Midterm Voter Update

Midterm elections generally have fewer voters than elections that have the presidential race at the top of the ticket. The most recent election in 2018 was no different in that regard. However, the number of voters in 2018 rose 11 percent from the number who cast...