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In Colorado Pot Legalization Hasn't Led To Increase In Teen Pot Use

In Colorado Pot Legalization Hasn't Led To Increase In Teen Pot Use

For more than a decade Colorado has been moving away from marijuana prohibition and toward legalized use. In 2001 the state legalized the medicinal use of marijuana. In 2009 the state legalized the commercial sale of marijuana for medicinal use. At the end of 2012, the state legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Now, what

Someone Should Tell Joe Biden: More Crime Is Committed With Shot Guns Than "Assault Weapons"

Vice President Joe Biden has been offering some free gun advice lately, but it’s not very good advice: “I said, ‘Jill, if there’s ever a problem, just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double-barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house,’” Biden said. “You don’t need an AR-15—it’s harder

Universal Background Checks Are A Good Way To Deny A Lot Of People Their 2nd Amendment Rights

One of President Obama’s gun control proposals announced after the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary (though a proposal which wouldn’t have done anything to stop that shooting) is universal background checks for all gun exchanges except those between relatives. This would close the so-called “gun show loophole” in existing background check requirements, but really

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