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Gavin Newsom: Legalize marijuana

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Christmas came early to marijuana activists — and please, no open flames close to their tree — in the form of a big fat present from California Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom. Did you catch what Gavin, who said he is not a pot smoker himself, said in Friday’s NYT in a story about the Times? [...] [Read More]

Code Pink strikes again — disrupts big NRA press conference (VIDEO)

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San Francisco-based Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin has struck again — this time disrupting the highly anticipated National Rifle Association press conference Friday starring NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre. It was an embarrassing moment for the NRA, which for the first time delivered a public response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut which killed [...] [Read More]

NRA’s big announcement: Put guns in ‘every school that wants it’

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The embattled National Rifle Association today stuck to its guns — in the hands of “good guys’’ — as the best answer to school shootings such as the one in Newtown, Conn., that took 26 lives. Speaking at a long-anticipated news conference, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre was not in the least bit defensive [...] [Read More]