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West Virginia establishes the first sales tax

Only five states have no state sales tax: Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon.

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From involuntary sterilization to abortion

On 02 May 1924, the Supreme Court legalized involuntary sterilization, a ruling that has never been challenged. On 02 May 2022, Politico released a draft Court opinion that would overturn the right to an abortion.

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Republicans challenge updated voting technologies, starting with Georgia

On 25 March 2021, Georgia’s governor signed a “sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections.” By year’s close, 19 states had restricted access to voting.