Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Advocates fight to shut down youth prisons, arguing that no children should be incarcerated.
The legislation makes use of an act allowing lawmakers to pass a "resolution of disapproval" to nullify new regulations.
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Adam Hochschild is the San Francisco-based author of seven books, including King Leopold's Ghost. His new book, To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), has just been published.