LAWS

climate change

Environmental Laws Won’t Fix Climate Change Unless We Enforce Them, New UN Report Says

UN Environment investigated environmental protection laws around the world from 1972 through 2017 and found the biggest challenge is a failure to properly enforce the laws.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.24.19
chile

Chile's New Food Labeling Laws Have Created Creepy, Faceless Chocolate Santas

Mr. Claus is the latest fictional character banned from appearing on sweets in the country as the government attempts to curb obesity.
Paige Sutherland
12.11.18
veganism

LA Councilman Introduces Law Requiring Entertainment Venues to Offer Vegan Food

"Without reducing our beef consumption, it's going to be very difficult for us to reduce climate change," said councilman Paul Koretz
Jelisa Castrodale
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teens Could Actually Go to Jail for Trick-or-Treating in This Virginia Town

Any teen caught spending their Halloween in the most wholesome way imaginable could face six months behind bars.
Drew Schwartz
10.11.18
security

California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords

The law only applies to passwords that come pre-programmed into devices, but it’s still a step in the right direction.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.18
Breastfeeding

Two Women Were Scolded for Breastfeeding, So a Group of Moms Held a Nurse-In

More than a dozen moms in Minnesota nursed their children at a public pool in solidarity with two moms who were scolded for breastfeeding. Public breastfeeding became legal in all 50 states in July of this year.
Kimberly Lawson
7.25.18
net neutrality

Washington State Is Now the Only Place in America with Net Neutrality

The state law only went into effect once the federal rules were officially repealed on Monday.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
net neutrality

Net Neutrality Is Officially Repealed

But the effort to restore the rules continue at both the state and federal level.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Sex Workers Are Protesting FOSTA/SESTA Across the Country

Trump signed the controversial bill into law in April.
VICE Staff
6.4.18
politics

Of Course Trump Lied About Stormy Daniels

He lies about everything.
Harry Cheadle
5.3.18
net neutrality

The FCC’s Biggest Net Neutrality Champion Says She Can Achieve More by Leaving the Agency

Mignon Clyburn says watching net neutrality get repealed was ‘incredibly painful.’
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.18
net neutrality

Which States Have Net Neutrality Laws?

The varied reaction to the FCC’s decision to repeal federal protections has been tough to follow. Here’s our breakdown of the current status of each state’s response.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.9.18
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