A 69-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Was Arrested at Disney World for Carrying CBD Oil

She uses it for her arthritis. BILLY BINION | 5.21.2019 12:21 PM 40 (Pressfoto | Dreamstime.com) Disney World—where kiddie coasters, cartoon royalty, and overpriced food options abound—is colloquially known as "The Happiest Place on Earth." Hester Burkhalter would likely disagree. The 69-year-old great-grandmother was arrested outside of Magic Kingdom and spent 12 hours in jail …

US quits UN Human Rights council:

US quits UN Human Rights council: What message does it send to the world?By James Griffiths, CNNUpdated 3:48 AM ET, Wed June 20, 2018(CNN)The United States has quit the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the body is a "cesspool of political bias." US ambassador Nikki Haley announced the move Tuesday, which followed criticism …

Trump Administration Battles Sick Kids on Access to Legal Pot

By Erik Larson February 14, 2018, 3:56 PM CSTIn a New York courtroom packed with cannabis supporters, the Trump administration urged a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit that aims to pave the way for legal marijuana across the country.The case was brought on behalf of two sick children, a former National Football League …

Family sues CPS workers who investigated after parents gave toddler CBD oil for seizures

Fatima Hussein,Shari Rudavsky and Kaitlin L Lange, IndyStar Published 2:33 p.m. ET Feb. 6, 2018 The parents of a 2-year-old girl are suing the Department of Child Services case workers who they said threatened to take away their child after they gave her cannabidiol oil to treat her epilepsy. Lelah Jerger, the child's mother, said …

Despite increased social acceptance, marijuana possession arrests increase: ACLU

ACLU calls for Pa. to legalize marijuanaBy Steve [email protected] - The findings of a new study that black people are eight times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than white people, even though usage rates are just about the same, does not surprise the ACLU."The racial disparities in possession arrests have been around …

2-year-old denied kidney transplant because father violated probation

ATLANTA -- A.J. Burgess was born a month too soon without a working kidney, WGCL-TV reports, and his father Anthony Dickerson is a 110 percent match for an organ donation. But surgeons at Emory Hospital in Atlanta won't perform the operation because Dickerson served time in prison for violating probation.Burgess, who only weighs 25 pounds …

Navdanya Call to Action against the Corporate Takeover of our Food and Health

People’s Assemblies for the Future of our Food and the Future of our PlanetFrom a century of genocide and ecocide by war-based corporations to a future of seed freedom, food freedom based on rights of nature and rights of humanity.In the last century big agribusiness with roots in the World War have poisoned millions of …

Kentucky judge refuses to hear adoption cases involving gay parents

As ‘a matter of conscience,’ a Kentucky judge refuses to hear adoption cases involving gay parents By Samantha Schmidt May 1 at 4:22 AM Two years after a Kentucky county clerk stirred national attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a family court judge in the same state announced he will no …

Marijuana may be legal in California, but it could get you deported

Immigrant rights activists and attorneys are reminding immigrants of potential consequences of using marijuana at a time when President Donald Trump is ramping up deportation efforts. By Alejandra Molina | [email protected] | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: April 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm | UPDATED: April 14, 2017 at 10:31 pm It’s legal in California, but marijuana …

Pope Francis addresses Vatican conference on human right to water

Pope Francis said the questions concerning the right to water are not marginal, but basic and pressing.  Basic, because where there is water there is life, and pressing, because our common home needs to be protected. Yet we must also realise, he said, that not all water is life-giving, but only water that is safe …

It was Karl Marx who said, “The family… must itself be theoretically and practically destroyed.”

  The Ruse of Children’s Rights By Rosanne Lindsay We are entering the era of mandates and government invasion, where up is down, privileges are rights, and children are the property of the State. In the land of liberty, all is illusion. According to William Wagner, J.D., magistrate judge, “Today, a majority of the Supreme …

Cannabis convict Eddy Lepp free from prison

Lepp, age 64, hailed as a “marijuana martyr” by supporters   By Lisa M. Krieger | [email protected] PUBLISHED: December 7, 2016 at 9:59 am | UPDATED: December 8, 2016 at 9:16 am     SAN FRANCISCO — Free after eight years of federal imprisonment, one of the nation’s most celebrated cannabis convicts came home to …

Robert Dupont claims PHPs result in a “lifetime of well-being” LMAO

The Medscape article  Physician Health Programs- More Harm Than Good? by Pauline Anderson shed some light on coercive, controlling  secretive lair of Physician Health Programs.    Coercive v. supportive is the question Alissa Katz presents in todays Emergency Medicine News.  Supporting coercion, John Knight and J. Wesley Boyd claim that any doctor caught in the maw …

Every 25 seconds in the United States, someone is arrested for the simple act of possessing drugs for their personal use…

  Summary   Neal Scott may die in prison. A 49-year-old Black man from New Orleans, Neal had cycled in and out of prison for drug possession over a number of years. He said he was never offered treatment for his drug dependence; instead, the criminal justice system gave him time behind bars and felony …

MotherJones.Com "My four months as a private prison guard", by Shane Bauer

Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)."The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone."Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!" says a woman's voice, cutting in. "We got rid of them.""When can you start?" …