It's been an interesting week in the fight against Washington's Initiative 502—sponsored by New Approach Washington and designed to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana in our state. Perhaps that's to be expected when the bulk of the vigor against the initiative is coming from pot proponents. Maybe it's a sign we've come a long way if the prominent argument regarding Washington's pot legalization initiative is between two sides that, at least ostensibly, support medical marijuana patients. Or maybe it's simply yet another example of what a strange and convoluted argument it's become.
"Although California's guidelines place restrictions on places of worship," Roberts wrote, "those restrictions appear consistent with the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment."
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.