by Moody Adams A Colorado ski town, Breckenridge, voted to allow adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana. The vote was by an “overwhelming” majority.
Another measure in Maine, will allow dispensaries to supply marijuana to patients for medicinal purposes. The vote is a follow-up to a 1999 measure legalizing medical marijuana, but set up no distribution system.
Government wants the taxes. Communities want more tourists. The prisons are overloaded because of drugs. Everybody wins when you legalize drugs, accept the poor victims.
“Voters in the northeastern state of Maine repealed a state law that would have allowed same-sex couples to wed, dealing the gay rights movement a heartbreaking defeat in the corner of the country most supportive of gay marriage,” reports the AP. . Gay marriage has now been defeated in every state it was voted on by the people, 31 states in all. Homosexuals had poured a lot of money into the extremely liberal, independent-minded state. Five states have legalized homosexual marriage, through the courts or legislature, starting with Massachusetts in 2004, and followed by Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Iowa
"The institution of marriage has been preserved in Maine and across the nation," declared Frank Schubert, organizer for the winning side.