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Published: Wednesday, Nov. 7 2012 1:58 a.m. MST

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RanchHand
Huntsville, UT

Americans are recognizing that we GLBT couples are also Americans and deserve to be treated equally.

IMO, Colorado and Washington are taking the smart path legalizing pot. Tax it, make a bit of revenue and discontinue the monetary drain that is necessary when prosecuting, jailing and enforcing laws against its use.

barbara
Carlsbad, CA

Why not tax street walking and money laundering while we are at it?

RanchHand
Huntsville, UT

@barbara;

Good question. Why not? Street walking is going to happen regardless, why not make it generate a few more tax dollars.

Tolstoy
salt lake, UT

@barbara
we allow people to drive so why not allow people to commit murder? please stop with the erroneous comparisons.

Craig Clark
Boulder, CO

What did prohibition of alcohol accomplish other than provide a bonanza for Al Capone who went from an obscure gang member to becoming a kingpin of organized crime?

I voted for Amendment 64 yesterday. It will be great to see Colorado dollars go to licensing fees for legal marijuana and to revenues for state public works projects instead of South into the pockets of organized crime in Mexico.

Craig Clark
Boulder, CO

The ballot initiatives in Colorado and Washington legalizing marijuana for recreational use has prompted a response from Mexico’s president-elect. He opposes legalization of drugs and says it will “complicate” Mexico’s efforts to stop drug trafficking into the U.S. Really? I’d like to hear the incoming president explain that to us if he cares to.

Pagan
Salt Lake City, UT

From the Deseret news...

Gallup Poll Majority of Americans support gay marriage By Elizabeth Stuart DSNews 05 20 2011

For the first time since Gallup started studying the issue in 1996, the polling organization found a majority of Americans favor legalizing same-sex marriage.

Ten states now allow gay marriage in just eight years.

Choose the right side of history.

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