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ShereeKrider, May 20, 2017 President Lincoln did not issue the Emancipation Proclamation until January 1, 1863, more than one and a half years after the war started. His goal was initially to preserve the Union, and he only issued that proclamation when he felt doing so would promote that objective. One could argue that if …

Privacy and Civil Liberties at CIA (as updated 1/18/2017)

  The CIA of the U.S. has released information on the updated rules and regulations concerning collection of data and investigation of U.S. Citizens as of 1/18/2017. The published information is available on their new website, “Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties”. This is the first time that this information has been readily available to …

A new Senate bill maps out how weed will eventually become legal in the U.S.

  A trio of high-profile senators this week unveiled a package of drug reforms that would effectively end the federal war on medical marijuana once and for all. The bill, from Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand, wouldn’t legalize medical weed across the country, but it would remove the threat of …

First Ebola case diagnosed in the US

Patient who recently returned from Liberia tested positive at a hospital in Dallas, Texas, health officials say. Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 00:57 A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced. Officials at …

US to test Ebola vaccine on humans, may bring some hope

US to test Ebola vaccine on humans, may bring some hope. This is good news that development of Ebola vaccine has been placed on fast track. A few months ago when reports had surfaced about people dying of Ebola virus in West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, many had thought the virus …

What Is Fracking and Why Should It Be Banned?

    The case to ban fracking grows stronger every day. Fracking is short for hydraulic fracturing. It’s a water-intensive process where millions of gallons of fluid — a mix of water, sand, and chemicals, including ones known to cause cancer — are injected underground at high pressure to fracture the rock surrounding an oil …

US considers buying industrial cannabis from Ukraine to improve its economy

                    The US Department of Agriculture is looking to boost imports of hemp seeds from Ukraine, hoping this will help the country’s battered economy. However, they still do not know what it will be used for. “We are now involved in trying to figure out ways …

Marc Emery Prison Blog: How I Began My Plan to Overgrow the Government

By Marc Emery - Thursday, February 27 2014   CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis …

Fighting the good fight in the North American Continent

#HUNGERSTRIKE #PROTEST #ACTIVIST #ACTIONS #DIVERSE_SANCTUARY #NEWYORK UPDATE FROM CANADA James Kevin Moore , C4C LEADER, FOUNDING MINISTER OF OUR DIVERSE SANCTUARY CANADIAN LODGE WHO HAS JOINED Lisa Mamakind Kirkman IN HER CONTINUED, THEIR CONTINUED HUNGERSTRIKE AND PROTEST FOR PATIENTS RIGHTS AND GARDEN RIGHTS FOR THIS LIFE SAVING PLANT WHICH ARE BEING TAKEN. IT APPEARS THAT …

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Industrial Hemp

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225-200 on June 20 to legalize the industrial farming of hemp fiber. Hemp is the same species as the marijuana plant, and its fiber has been used to create clothing, paper, and other industrial products for thousands of years; however, it has been listed as a “controlled …

Mexico Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced By Lawmaker

Reuters  |  Posted: 11/15/2012 In this Oct. 25, 2012 photo, soldiers stand in a marijuana plantation found during a reconnaissance mission before burning the plants near the town of Lombardia in Michoacan state, Mexico. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini)   By Noe Torres MEXICO CITY, Nov 15 (Reuters) - A leftist Mexican lawmaker on Thursday presented a …

HEMP FOR KENTUCKY!

Thursday, April 5, 2012 Hemp supporters say support growing in Kentucky In this summer, 1952, photo hemp plants growing wild on a lot in downtown Louisville, Ky., are killed with chemical spray. Efforts to restore the crop that decades ago was a major industry in Kentucky appear to be growing despite the defeat of another …