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Obeying laws today is knowing which ones to bend

“Breakin’ rocks in the hot sun/I fought the law — and the law won.” — written by Sonny Curtis, performed by the Crickets, the Bobby Fuller Four, and the Clash. Ah, the good old days! When laws were laws, criminals were caught, and punishment was certain. Do we still fight the law? Or have the… Continue Reading Obeying laws today is knowing which ones to bend

Coca-Cola Co. has ended its membership in a conservative organization seen as the incubator for a string of new state laws on voting and a marketer of laws like Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense statute. The Atlanta-based soft drink maker says its focus with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, was on combating “discriminatory”… Continue Reading Coca-Cola halts ties to conservative law drafters

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The American Civil Liberties Union is appealing a decision that dismissed its lawsuit against a Michigan Wal-Mart for firing an employee for using medical marijuana. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Jonker said Michigan’s medical marijuana law does not mandate that businesses make accommodations for employees. Joseph Casias was using marijuana to treat pain related to… Continue Reading ACLU to appeal medical marijuana case

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