The World Health Organization has proposed rescheduling cannabis within international law to take account of the growing evidence for medical applications of the drug, reversing its position held for the past 60 years that cannabis should not be used in legitimate medical practice.
Over half of US states have enacted laws legalizing some form of marijuana use — either medical or recreational, or both in the cases of Colorado and Washington.
And Americans, as a unified group, favor marijuana legalization.
When asked by Pew Research, "Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal or not?", a whopping 57% answered yes (while just 37% responded with no).
It shows POTUS's feels his strength is to be against something. POTUS does not possess sympathy for others.
The Republicans policies form an unprecedented assault on children of color.
The GOP is breaking political norms by doubling down on policies that impose disproportionate, sometimes fatal, burdens on kids especially black and brown ones.
American workers should take heart in remembering our country’s history.
The Great Depression was the darkest days all for American workers, which led to unprecedented solidarity and demand for change
The Republicans plan to cut Social Security hurts all Americans by making it increasingly difficult to collect all the SS benefits we have earned with our paychecks.
Women have always had it more difficult than men. Look back at Republican Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault to many aspects of Western culture and society. American women's rights are stripped away. Title IX's application in college sexual-assault cases was dialed back. The Republicans want to defund Planned Parenthood which provides countless non-abortion medical procedures. The GOP supports legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks, and a majority of late-term abortions are performed after health concerns for the mother, the fetus, or both.
The Republicans are determined to change environmental rules and laws.
GOP Targets include The Endangered Species Act. which has protected animals and wildlife for 45 years.
The GOP is slashing spending on the poor by saying that poverty is no longer a real problem.
A plan for work requirements for Medicaid, food stamps and other programs would have the effect of sharply reducing those programs’ coverage of benefits.
Facts and figures paint a clear picture and the simple math is that The US Voting Rights Act significantly increases the number and effectiveness of American minority voters and this group overwhelmingly support Democrats.
The GOP fears whenever workers are able to bargain collectively and seize power in their workplaces, claiming this is a bad thing, not a good thing.
Republicans know that unions are one of the Democratic Party’s key sources of funding and organizing, so if they can be destroyed it means Democrats will be weaker.