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The Status of Marijuana in Texas

The extremely conservative state of Texas has recently taken surprising steps towards accepting cannabis, through decriminalization and medical efforts.

First Libertarian Elected In Mississippi

By James Lakin | Mclain, MS Earlier today, Mayor Steve McCluskey of the small town of Mclain, MS became the first Libertarian elected in Mississippi history. This is not only an incredible stride for the Libertarian Party, but a necessity for the struggling small town which Mayor McCluskey was elected to govern. Below, entails the ...

Abbot Signs Texting-Driving Ban

On Tuesday, June 6th, Governor Gregg Abbot signed a bill into law that makes texting and driving illegal.

Why the Second Amendment Protects Gun Rights

A total of 73% percent of Americans believe that the second amendment ensures every American the right to own firearms

Drug War Slaughters More, I Abhor

In June of 1971, former President Richard Nixon declared “drug abuse” to be public enemy number one