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Murica Month | Party Spirit

George Washington did not seem to truly belong to any particular party and cautioned about ‘party spirit’ in his farewell address. Is a democratic republic possible without robust parties? 55 more words

The Controversial Debate Over Abortion Rights: US Map Depicting States' Opinion

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As the US continues discussion about states’ rights and the issue of abortion, this map depicts the differing stances taken by each state. You can see clusters of like-minded opinions, making this information valuable in any future discussion about abortive rights. 13 more words

Republican senator hopeful Trump will back bill to protect states’ rights on marijuana

Sens. Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren’s bill would protect states that have legalized marijuana from any federal interference.

A Republican senator from Colorado believes President Trump will support a bipartisan congressional effort to give states autonomy over their marijuana laws — even though it would put the White House in direct conflict with its Justice Department. 61 more words

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Editorial: Trump signals a change in his position on marijuana

It’s almost enough to make you start to feel sorry for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Almost.

Late last week, reporters asked President Donald Trump about a new bill regarding marijuana. 42 more words

Opinion

May 22, 1856  State’s Rights

Since the earliest days of the Republic, those supporting strong federal government found themselves opposed by those favoring greater self-determination by the states. In the southern regions, climate conditions led to dependence on agriculture, the rural economies of the south producing cotton, rice, sugar, indigo and tobacco. 1,098 more words

State Sets Massive Precedent, Passes Law To Effectively Ban The NSA

(TFTP) Michigan has become the first state to ban the National Security Agency’s intrusive data collection practices by passing a law that prohibits law enforcement and state agencies from turning over personal data to the federal government without due process. 742 more words

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