State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

On Jan. 4, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum rescinding earlier guidance from the Justice Department regarding the enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized cannabis for medical and recreational use. The earlier guidance, known as the “Cole Memo,” adopted a policy of non-interference with state-legal marijuana activities so […]

Popular Pastor Fired After Officiating Gay Wedding

Popular Pastor Fired After Officiating Gay Wedding

A popular pastor is fired after officiating a gay wedding ceremony. Reverend Judy Peterson, the former campus pastor at Chicago’s North Park University, officiated the wedding of a friend and colleague last April. Having been a well-known figure on campus for the past 11 years, the decision to suspend Peterson indefinitely has sparked outrage among […]