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Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

After receiving the most votes from the junior class at her high school, Scarlett Lenh was named homecoming princess at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs. What makes her win unusual in a season of homecomings is that Scarlett is a biological boy who was once knows as Andy Lenh. Lenh won the crown […]

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Although the federal government prohibits welfare recipients from using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to buy liquor, wine, beer, cigarettes, tobacco products or even vitamins, in the states of Colorado and Washington where recreational marijuana is legal, welfare benefits can be used to pay for weed. Oddly enough, while EBT cardholders cannot use their […]

Boulder: Former Officer Avoids Jail in Killing of Elk

Boulder: Former Officer Avoids Jail in Killing of Elk

Sam Carter, the ex-Boulder, Colorado police officer who was found guilty of multiple felony counts related to his killing of an elk, walked away from a courtroom a free man, receiving four years probation in lieu of prison time. Carter is also obligated to serve 200 hours of community service, 30 days on a work […]

Cannabis Edibles Now Come With Instructions in Colorado

Cannabis Edibles Now Come With Instructions in Colorado

With the legalization of pot in Colorado earlier this year, cannabis edibles are all the rage, but with increasing numbers of overdose cases occurring, pot shops are starting to distribute instructions with their products. Regulators concerned with overdoses and child resistant packaging drafted an emergency rule on Aug. 1 that requires limiting serving sizes to […]

Colorado Residents Warned to Protect Against the Plague

Colorado Residents Warned to Protect Against the Plague

Residents in Boulder County, Colorado, have been warned to protect themselves and their pets against the plague. Notices have been posted around one property that covers 44 acres after a variety of small mammals and wild rodents have been found infected with the disease. The plague is more commonly known as The Black Death and […]

Real Life ‘Purge’ Copycats Threaten Cities Across America

Real Life ‘Purge’ Copycats Threaten Cities Across America

Recently a misguided teenager “pranked” Louisville, Kentucky with a grammatically challenged poster threatening residents with a real life “purge” event. The event, scheduled for Friday of last week was set to mimic the horror movie The Purge and its recent sequel, The Purge: Anarchy. Both movies depicted an annual night of mayhem and violence without […]

Colorado Marijuana Legalization a Success

Colorado Marijuana Legalization a Success

What began as an experiment in Colorado has now been called a success: the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. A study published by the Brookings Institution Friday touted the success of the program, titling the report, “Colorado’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana is Succeeding.” The Brookings Institution is an independent think tank based in Washington, […]

US News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 15, 2014

US News: Guardian Liberty Voice Daily Digest for July 15, 2014

The US News Daily Digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 15, 2014 leads off with an attempt to reverse a Colorado court that has ruled the state’s anti-gay marriage amendment unconstitutional, while Utah awaits a Supreme Court decision on their version of the same amendment. California is now facing a 2016 referendum that would break up the […]

Cannabis: Legal in Colorado for Six Months

Cannabis: Legal in Colorado for Six Months

It has been six months since Colorado became the first of the United States to make cannabis (marijuana) legal for recreational use. The natural question at this time is whether the state is safer and better. Advocates for Colorado’s exploding recreational marijuana industry speak of the benefits acquired during this time while others are more […]

Police: Shot and Shooters

Police: Shot and Shooters

The police in Gary and Indianapolis, IN, Denver, CO, and Chicago, IL, have encountered a significant amount of violence over the past few days. While the high number of officer involved shootings nationwide is surely an anomaly, the impact of the incidents in Chicago are likely to have a much different result since the police were […]

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