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Sessions Says to Courts: Go Ahead, Jail People Because They’re Poor

Sessions Says to Courts: Go Ahead, Jail People Because They’re Poor

“Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions retracted an Obama-era guidance to state courts that was meant to end debtors’ prisons, where people who are too poor to pay fines are sent. These burdens fell disproportionately on African-Americans. The push to abolish debtors’ prisons will continue, as community advocates and local officials press on. It would be preferable, of course, for the federal government to fulfill its role as a leading protector of basic constitutional rights. Unfortunately, Mr. Sessions has made clear that under his leadership it will not.”

Arizona: Hillary Clinton’s Election Fraud Masterpiece

Arizona: Hillary Clinton’s Election Fraud Masterpiece

Vote early and often

She stole Iowa, Nevada and Massachusetts – but Arizona is Hillary Clinton’s election fraud masterpiece.

Desperate to prevent another “Michigan upset”, Hillary found an ingenious way to guarantee victor…

US Experimented on Hundreds of Poor Pregnant Women With Radiation

US Experimented on Hundreds of Poor Pregnant Women With Radiation

“Somewhere between 750 and 850 women were given trace amounts of radioactive iron in a ‘cocktail’ drink during their pregnancies by health officials they trusted. Dr. Paul Hahn, the lead researcher behind the experiments, claimed that the study was intended to record the absorption of iron during pregnancy. Vanderbilt spokesman Wayne Wood told the Washington Post that all of the files were destroyed by the research team in the 1970s.”

Jeff Sessions Should Ask Cancer Patients about Cannabis

Jeff Sessions Should Ask Cancer Patients about Cannabis

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions is actively lobbying Congress to overturn existing law prohibiting federal interference in state medical-marijuana policy. As someone who believes in strong constitutional limits on federal power and the rights of patients to choose, I am deeply disappointed. And as a cancer survivor who wanted the choice for myself, I wonder: does Sessions have any idea what it’s like?”

Postal Service bans images of marijuana on stamps

Postal Service bans images of marijuana on stamps

“Your local post office wants absolutely no marijuana sent through the mail. Even in stamp form. The ban does not apply to alcohol, tobacco and guns.”

Vermont Becomes the Ninth State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Vermont Becomes the Ninth State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

“Today Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill making his state the ninth to legalize marijuana for recreational use and the first to do so through the legislature rather than a ballot initiative. The new law, which takes effect on July 1, allows adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana in public, to grow up to six plants (two of them mature at any one time) per household, and to keep whatever they produce.”

Globetrotting St. Louis pot entrepreneur sentenced to 15 years in prison

Globetrotting St. Louis pot entrepreneur sentenced to 15 years in prison

“Assistant U.S. Attorney John Davis said Anderson flaunted his ill-gotten wealth.”

Black helicopters and ‘Ride of the Valkyries’: The war on pot in California

Black helicopters and ‘Ride of the Valkyries’: The war on pot in California

“Still fighting the culture wars, Reagan and his advisers decided early on that marijuana was the biggest drug threat facing the country. And so a couple of years into his first term, federal and California officials came up with a battle plan to target cultivation in the northern part of the state. The phrase ‘battle plan’ isn’t much of an exaggeration here.”