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The District of Columbia Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser have launched a two-front war against the First Amendment rights of Catholic schools and other religious and pro-life institutions in Washington, D.C. The question now: Will House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell use the authority the Constitution gives Congress over D.C. and expenditures from the Treasury to protect religious liberty in the nation's capital itself? In January, Bowser signed two pieces of D.C. legislation -- the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act and the Human Rights Amendment Act. Comment?
The other day, D.C.'s Congressional Delegate Elanor Holmes Norton was caught on video failing miserably at parking her car near the Capitol. the internet , Norton has promised that she will take a refresher course on how to properly park a car. Comment?
School choice is one of those silent issues that can unite both sides of the political spectrum. According to Democratic polls, nearly 70 percent of Americans support school choice. Comment?
Continuing the fight to defend the constitutional rights of all law-abiding citizens, the Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit this week challenging D.C.'s highly restrictive concealed carry law, which requires that applicants show a "good reason" for needing the permit. The foundation filed the lawsuit on behalf of three men who were denied permits by the Metropolitan Police Department because they failed to demonstrate "a good reason to fear injury to person or property." Comment?
On Election Day, residents of the District of Columbia voted overwhelmingly to approve Initiative 71, which legalized marijuana for recreational use and allowed for personal cultivation of the plant. The initiative also called for D.C.'s city council to create an ordinance to regulate the sale and purchase of marijuana. Comment?
While last Tuesday's Senate results have stolen the electoral spotlight over the past few days, an even bigger shift in government power is happening in the states. Three states and the District of Columbia have passed ballot initiatives that push back against federal law, drawing attention once again to the hotbed issue of nullification. Comment?
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