Sheriffs Suing CO to Overturn Amendment 64 and End Legal Pot

Sheriffs from Colorado, and a few neighboring states, are suing Colorado in order to overturn Amendment 64, the state amendment that legalized recreational marijuana in the state. The reasons for the lawsuit are quite interesting. Sheriffs allege that upholding Amendment 64 violates the Supremacy Clause of the US Constitution, putting local law enforcement at odds with federal policy: As plaintiff Chad Day, sheriff of Yuma County, said: “As a Colorado sheriff, I am put in an untenable position Read more […]

Has the Supreme Court Already Decided on Gay Marriage?

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas filed a dissenting opinion against the Supreme Court’s most recent ruling on gay marriage. He said the Supreme Court is acting like they have already made up their mind concerning the national future of gay marriage: Thomas filed a dissenting opinion after his colleagues rejected Alabama’s plea to put a hold on same-sex marriages in the state until the Supreme Court resolves the issue nationwide in a few months. He criticized his fellow justices for looking Read more […]