Proposition 32′s Anti-Gay Warriors

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*+- Matthew Fleischer: Although it is not widely seen as a “gay issue,” Prop. 32’s passage could have far-reaching consequences for California’s gays and lesbians.

Saturday Survey: Legalize Marijuana?

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*+-As should come as no great surprise from a survey about legalizing marijuana from a progressive political magazine, an overwhelming majority in our latest LA Progressive survey support the legalization of marijuana. Fully 80% of the 126 people who responded strongly support outright legalization of marijuana, with another 16% mildly supporting legalization. Just 2.4% oppose. […]

Courage and Conviction

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*+-Mark V. Sykes: Robert M. Nelson and 27 fellow Caltech scientists, engineers and administrators working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are risking their jobs and their personal financial well-being to fight for their right of privacy against unwarranted government intrusion. They are fighting for all of us, and they deserve our respect and support.