Good Question: How Can States Pass Laws That Contradict Federal Law? The voters in Colorado and Washington State were clear in approving ballot initiatives that make using small amounts of marijuana legal. But the federal law is equally clear, classifying marijuana as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. So how can a state pass a law that contradicts federal law?
What Happens If The Marriage Amendment Fails? It's a very emotional issue that's divided families in Minnesota. The marriage amendment defining marriage between one man and one woman will be decided in November.
Family Speaks Out In Support Of Marriage Amendment The marriage amendment, which seeks to define marriage as between one man and one woman, goes before voters in November.