Gavin Newsom

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2 Year-Old Accidently Shot By 4 Year-Old Cousin In US

The victim's grandfather was arrested and will be booked for child endangerment and felon in possession of a firearm.<p><b>New York:</b><p>A two-year-old girl has …

Guns

Liberal 9th Circuit surprises with pro-2nd Amendment decision blocking California ammo ban

Second Amendment activists were given a surprise boost this week when the liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals backed a lower court’s decision to suspend California’s ban on the possession of large magazines.<p>Activists, supported by the National Rifle Association, have argued that the state's ban …

Judiciary

Tim Ryan Announces Support for Legalizing Marijuana Nationwide

Ohio Democrat writes, ‘I find the social and economic injustices of our marijuana policy too big to ignore’<p>Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan announced …

Bernie Sanders

California Democrats urge Brown to spearhead gas tax repeal fight

California Governor Jerry Brown, heading into his last months in office, is staring down a capstone political challenge — an unexpectedly robust GOP effort to dismantle one of his legacy achievements.<p>The gas tax, designed to pay for the state’s infrastructure repairs for the next decade, is under …

Sentencing Guidelines

American Parents Are More Worried About School Safety Now Than After Sandy Hook

Nearly three times as many American parents fear for their child’s safety at school today than during the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook …

Mental Health

Rep. Tim Ryan: Marijuana should be legal in all 50 states

<b>(CNN) —</b> The year Donald Trump was elected President, more Americans were arrested for marijuana possession than for all violent crimes combined. Moreover, the ACLU found that even though African-Americans use marijuana at similar rates to white Americans, they are almost four times more likely to …

Cannabis

Only 264 of 2,500 migrant children reunited with families

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it has reunited just 264 of the more than 2,500 children ages 5 and older who have been separated from …

Immigration

Marijuana bills increasingly focus on social justice

State lawmakers and advocates pushing to legalize marijuana this year aren’t just touting legalization as a way to raise tax revenue and regulate an …

Cannabis

Americans can legally download 3-D printed guns starting next month

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gun-rights activists have reached a settlement with the government that will allow them to post 3-D printable gun plans online starting August 1.<p>The settlement ends a multi-year legal battle that started when Cody Wilson, who describes himself as a post-left anarchist, posted plans for a …

Guns

The Ninth Circuit Protects Gun Rights and Stops Confiscation

The stage may be set for Brett Kavanaugh’s first Second Amendment test as a justice.<p>Every now and then the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals — arguably …

Gun Control

Keep Calm and Live in New York City: The Promise of CBD

One morning, about a month ago, I walked out of my Brooklyn apartment on a quick mission to buy shampoo and ended up having six drops of CBD, the cannabis-based elixir, administered beneath my tongue by a Coloradan named Bodē. Such things are liable to happen in New York City these days. Bodē was …

CBD

A Federal Court Just Ruled For Gay Rights In A Major Discrimination Case

AFP Contributor / AFP / Getty Images<p>A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a 1964 civil rights law bans anti-gay workplace discrimination. The …

LGBTQI

Lebanon will legalize growing marijuana after McKinsey evaluated it as a boost for the country's troubled economy

Lebanon wants a piece of the red-hot global cannabis market.<p>The Middle Eastern nation is preparing to legalize cannabis cultivation for medical use in an effort to boost its troubled economy, Lebanon's House Speaker told US ambassador Elizabeth Richard on Tuesday, according to the country's …

Cannabis

At age 25, kids in the longest-running study of same-sex parenting are doing just fine

Conservatives are still trying to justify discrimination against same-sex families.<p>The National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) has been …

Same-Sex Couples

Newsom’s Prop.63 Standard Capacity Magazine Ban Gets Smack Down from 9th Circuit

<i>Opinion</i><p><b>California –</b> -(Ammoland.com)- A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s decision to halt the …

Second Amendment

Cory Booker: I went to the US-Mexico border. What I saw there horrified me.

What I witnessed at the border made me realize our asylum system is broken.<p>A few weeks ago, I traveled to a border community in South Texas to witness firsthand the human impact of the crisis brought about by President Trump’s cruel immigration policies.<p>I’m emotionally raw from the trip. How our …

Immigration

California court kills billionaire's plan to divide state in three

A measure that would divide California into three parts will not appear on the ballot in November, the state supreme court decided Wednesday.<p>The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant questions have been raised about its validity. …

California

Oregon's sanctuary state policies could be repealed in November

Oregon could start allowing its law enforcement officers to cooperate with federal immigration officials if voters choose to repeal its sanctuary status in November.<p>A measure to repeal the so-called sanctuary state status – which regulates how much local law enforcement officials can help federal …

Immigration Reform

Get ready for the new era of 3D-printed guns starting August 1

A self-described “crypto-anarchist” finally won his five-year legal battle to put blueprints for 3D-printed guns on the internet. And with that victory comes an uncertain future where anyone with the technology could potentially print an AR-15 untraceable by the government.<p>Cody Wilson’s legal woes …

Guns

A gun advocate who Sacha Baron Cohen duped for his new show wrote a 'warning' to fellow conservatives back in April

In the strongest segment of the pilot for Sacha Baron Cohen's new Showtime satirical series, "Who Is America?," Cohen, disguised as an Israel "anti-terror expert," convinces conservative politicians and gun-rights advocates to endorse a program that would arm American toddlers with guns.<p>One of …

Sacha Baron Cohen

Sinking land, poisoned water: the dark side of California's mega farms

It’s cruel to be living in a state that’s so powerful, so rich, but we can’t count on clean water<p>Isabel Solorio can see the water treatment plant from her garden across the street. Built to filter out the arsenic in drinking water, it hasn’t been active since 2007 – it shut down six months after …

Water

The Age of the Downloadable Gun Begins

A rare event occurred on Capitol Hill at the end of 2013: Republicans and Democrats agreed on a sensible, if modest, measure to continue regulating guns made from plastic. Now the Trump administration seems to be taking aim at even that.<p>The Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988, first signed into law …

Guns

Daily Bulletin: March for Our Lives Is Headed to the NRA’s Headquarters

<i>Hello, readers. It’s only Tuesday, and it’s been already been an eventful week for the National Rifle Association. Let’s get you up to speed.</i><p><b>Receive</b> …

Guns

EPA's New Chief Met California Regulator on Car Mileage Plan

California’s top air-quality official met with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new acting chief on Tuesday, the first meeting between two …

California Air Resources Board

Judge halts family deportations for a week

A federal judge has ordered that the deportation of recently reunited migrant families be stopped for one week following the American Civil Liberties …

Immigration

California Turns 1,000s of Legal Gun Owners Into Felons Overnight

“As much as I don’t agree with what they’re doing, I had a responsibility to my wife and children to register. I can’t be a felon. I can’t go to …

Guns

The Marijuana Industry's Love-Hate Relationship With Jeff Sessions

Sessions' war on weed is derailing medical research, as well as inciting calls for reform at the federal level that might otherwise not be …

Cannabis

Chinese AI Beats Doctors in Diagnosing Brain Tumors

The AI system could diagnose tumors more accurately (and faster) than 15 human physicians.<p>A Chinese AI system diagnosed brain tumors and other conditions more accurately and faster than a team of top Chinese physicians, according to Xinhua. The AI, called BioMind, was developed by the Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

These Businesses Don't Want Your Money If You're LGBT, Married Or Not

Some businesses want to be able to refuse services to LGBT people, married or not, as shown in the disturbing court case of a Hawaii B&B owner who …

lgbtq

Legalizing weed is the right move for New York, the state’s health department says

‘It has become less a question of whether to legalize but how to do so responsibly.’<p>The state of New York is weighing whether it should legalize marijuana — and a new report comes down hard in favor of the move, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports.<p>Governor Andrew Cuomo asked for the report in January 2018, and today …

Cannabis