By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Those who backed last year's votes to legalize marijuana in Colorado and Washington are still in high spirits, but now they're also grappling with a series of post-election potholes.
A severely disabled man fired because of his after-hours medical-marijuana use has no legal recourse because the drug remains banned under federal law, a Colorado court ruled Thursday.
On July 5, a four-time drunk driver struck Heather Surovik and her son, Brady. Only 8 pounds, 2 ounces, Brady did not survive. Appallingly, the driver was charged with destroying Heather's property and injuring her, but no charges were filed in relation to Brady's death.
Late last month, the University of Colorado made national news with its decision to segregate students who hold concealed carry permits in their own dormitory. CU's latest announcement on the subject -- it floated a different idea in April -- comes in response to its stunning defeat at the Colorado Supreme Court in March 2012.
Colorado is embroiled in a legal battle over the constitutionality of the National Day of Prayer proclamation.
Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill won't be returning to the classroom anytime soon after losing his appeal Wednesday to get his job back.