Jenna Montesano

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How Zoning Laws Exacerbate Inequality

Such laws aren’t just a headache for developers, economists believe. They’re bad for (nearly) everyone.<p>As urban cores become more populated, the need for more buildings—more housing, more offices, more everything—increases. In many cities, it’s not so easy to simply increase construction, thanks to …

Housing

'F' Is for Firearm: More Teachers Authorized to Carry Weapons in Classroom

SALT LAKE CITY -- “Stop. Drop your weapon. Don’t shoot.”<p>Kasey Hansen yelled as she pointed the barrel of her loaded handgun at a target’s chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.<p>Hansen, a special needs teacher in Utah, is prepared to take down any armed gunman that barges through the doors …

Guns

Obama Drafting Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has directed his staff to draft an executive order that would ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors, a White House official told The Huffington Post.<p>The move is the clearest indication to …

Pedestrian Question - What is Gluten?

A History of Supreme Court Snark

Roberts and Sotomayor sniped at each other last week, but earlier Courts saw far worse.<p>“It's gotten heated before—but never this personal or this public,” Sahil Kapur wrote in <i>Talking Points Memo</i> in the wake of the Court’s decision in <i>Schuette v. BAMN,</i> the Michigan affirmative action case decided by …