Category: 2nd Amendment

In a hasty vote, Texas lawmakers show their (lack of) appetite for marijuana research

On a bill that passed the House of Representatives by a margin of 135 to 8 to study “the benefits of providing integrated care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder,” few Texas Republicans would accept the premise of including marijuana as part of the study’s scope. A stream of Texas veterans has been pounding the […]

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RAMP responds to Congressional Republicans trying to block DC’s Initiative 71

Houston, TX – Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition (RAMP) responds to the efforts of certain Republican Congressmen to block implementation of the overwhelmingly passed Initiative 71 legalizing recreational marijuana for adults in the District of Columbia. “It is telling that Congressional Republicans would make a deal with Democrats to increase government spending only if that deal […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz Voices Support for 2nd Amendment Rights of Medical Marijuana Patients

From left to right: Zoe Russell, assistant executive director of RAMP, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jason E Miller, executive director of Houston NORML and life member of RAMP. Photo Credit: Bobby Rodriguez. At an exclusive event hosted by the Republican Party of Texas Grassroots Club, Sen. Ted Cruz spoke to a small group of […]

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