Chris Christie: Gun Control Measures Must Be Part of Wider Debate

Chris Christie: Gun Control Measures Must Be Part Of Wider Debate

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… N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to have a conversation about stricter gun laws, but says policymakers also must address the mental health system, improve access to drug treatment and look at the impact of violent video …
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Patrick Kennedy fights marijuana legalization

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In 2006, he crashed his car into a security barrier in Washington, D.C., and soon after sought treatment for drug dependency. He said he was addicted to the pain reliever Oxycontin at that time and suffered from alcoholism. He added that he has been …
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DeStefano: Think Bigger Than Assault Weapons

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He'll also be participating in talks about the issue with the National League of Cities (NLC) and U.S. Conference of Mayors at conferences in Washington, D.C.. Ever since the Dec. 14 tragedy in Newtown, DeStefano has emerged as a national voice … “By …
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MARIJUANA LEGALIZED IN AMERICA- Legalized in Colorado & Washington- Amendment 64 Passes: – the measure which sought the legalization of marijuana for recreational use by adults — was passed by Colorado voters, making Colorado the first state to end marijuana prohibition in the United States. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper reacted to the passage of A64 in a statement late Tuesday night: The voters have spoken and we have to respect their will. This will be a complicated process, but we intend to follow through. That said, federal law still says marijuana is an illegal drug so don’t break out the Cheetos or gold fish too quickly.