Wyoming is looking better and better. Aesthetically, the state
is spectacular, and politically, it’s one of the
most conservative members of the union.
The Cowboy State twice showed the reason for its ranking this
CBS News reports that in anticipation of new federal gun
control laws, the Wyoming House “voted in favor of a bill that
would seek to block the federal government from restricting assault
weapons and high-capacity magazines.”
The Wyoming Senate also shot down a proposal to
expand Medicaid, denying the addition of about 17,000 adults to
the government’s medical tab.
69% of Wyomingites’ votes in the fall election, but the state
is not without its disappointments. A state Senate committee
voted against Senate
File 88, a bill that would have required women to wait 24 hours
to get an abortion, and would also require them to get an
ultrasound. Additionally, physicians would have to tell women about
risks associated with abortion, as well as inform them of the
alternatives, give them the opportunity to listen to the heartbeat,
and describe the fetus’ age and physiologic characteristics.
Wyoming is a beacon of hope in an increasingly left-wing
country, but even it leaves something to be desired.
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Teresa Mull is an editorial intern at The American Spectator and recent graduate of the University of Dallas.
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