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Chart of the week: World-wide weed

I mentioned earlier last week that in Colorado, you can still get in trouble for using marijuana. That got me thinking – what is the penalty (if any) for using weed in other places? Advertisements

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Posted in Social Policy

Immigration, gangs in DC, and the path to reform

How much sense does this make? Congress is deadlocked over spending cuts, at loggerheads over gun control, and paralyzed on presidential nominees. Yet somehow a bipartisan group of senators is proposing an immigration bill that might actually pass.

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Posted in Social Policy

Allowing women in combat? A no-brainer

The push for a woman’s right to serve on the front lines seems like one of the strangest moves for gender equality to a lot of us guys.

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Posted in Foreign Policy, Social Policy

Poll: Even NRA members want universal background checks

Finally, some gun control legislation we can all agree on!

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Posted in Social Policy

A winning record: recapping the Daniels administration

Governor-elect Mike Pence will be sworn in today at a ceremony just outside the Indianapolis Statehouse at 11 a.m. But until then, Mitch Daniels is the boss.

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Local, Social Policy

5 reasons you need to watch politics in 2013

We hear a lot about losing weight and getting organized for New Year’s resolutions. But the hot commitment this year should be to pay more attention to politics.

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Posted in Fiscal Policy, Local, President Obama, Social Policy

Poll: Americans oppose assault weapons ban

Despite the shooting deaths of 26 elementary school students and teachers in Connecticut and the recent murder of two firefighters responding to a call in New York, Americans continue to oppose a ban on military-like assault weapons by a 7-point margin.

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Posted in President Obama, Social Policy

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