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Smoking Pot and Tying the Knot

Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 3:05 PM
Don't bet on it. "They" can still nuke us, even while we're stoned. In fact, it's more likely - there's less chance of us preventing such a strike, or retaliating when we're stoned.

Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed for the first time to take on the issue of gay marriage. No matter how it rules in the two cases it will hear next spring, polling data suggest it is only a matter of time before legal recognition of same-sex unions is the norm throughout the country.

Something similar is happening with marijuana, which became legal in Washington last week and in Colorado on Monday. With both pot and gay marriage, familiarity is breeding tolerance.

The cases before the Supreme Court deal with popular reactions against gay marriage: the Defense of Marriage Act...