The DEA raided several medical marijuana dispensaries in the Puget Sound region of Washington, despite that state legalizing recreational marijuana by initiative last year.
- The Amash Amendment to the defense authorization act, which sought to limit the NSA's collection of Americans' data, failed in the House by a vote of 205-217.
- Both sides present closing arguments in the Bradley Manning trial today.
- 53 percent of voters would repeal Obamacare, according to a Fox News poll.
- A friend of Anthony Weiner's latest sexting target says the young woman was a committed Democrat who idealized Weiner even after he resigned from Congress in disgrace. The candidate insists he's not dropping out of the race for mayor of New York City, saying it was "too important to give up." In his pants.
- House Democrats will hold a hearing on "a conversation on race and justice" to be chaired by Nancy Pelosi in response to the George Zimmerman verdict. Rand Paul, meanwhile, says no one in Congress "has a stronger belief in minority rights" than he does.
- The family rescued by George Zimmerman from an overturned SUV has canceled a press conference and asked for privacy. They're worried about hate being directed at them for saying anything positive about Zimmerman.
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
"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."
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
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.