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Obama’s speech on 12/2/2009 comments

I happened to catch Obama’s speech this evening, and I heard many things that I wanted to point out to the list as they further show that now is, in my opinion, the best time politically to get things reformed on the issue we all care so much about. I took some notes, as the … Continue reading

ACLU responds to Holder’s “alarmist” Pre-Prop 19 threat

A copy of the full letter can be viewed here: http://wp.me/PLB4e-hV Excerpt from the letter: Recent comments issuing from your respective agencies have threatened costly litigation and the deployment of federal drug police to arrest individuals who might use marijuana if Proposition 19 is enacted by the voters of California. Such comments are unnecessarily alarmist … Continue reading

ACLU Urges Obama Administration to Back Off Tough Talk on California’s Prop. 19

via Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union by Suzanne Ito, ACLU on 10/25/10 Today, the ACLU sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske urging them to reconsider their approach towards federal drug law enforcement if California’s Proposition 19 passes … Continue reading