Sixty-four percent of respondents said that they would vote in favor of the amendment, up from 50 percent in late June. Twenty-six percent of respondents said that they opposed the measure.
When one looks at many other important public policy debates in this country, at some point the courts can and must step in to render a decision that changes the entire debate, and corrects an injustice with the stroke of a pen. In our system of government, the courts have co-equal standing with the legislative and the executive branch, and can overrule an offensive or unfair policy based on Constitutional principles. Perhaps the most important example of these modern decisions was Brown v. Board of Education, in 1954, in which […]
Marijuana Legalization Has Researchers Wondering If Traffic Deaths Will Rise
Why are they wondering? Because there’s no clear evidence that it’s going to happen and that’s frustrating them.
It’s not, however, stopping them from speculating…
What worries highway safety experts are cases like that of New York teenager Joseph Beer, who in October 2012 smoked […]