Colorado initiative on CCW permits and medical pot licensing
Story here. Apparently some sheriffs are denying CCW permits to people with medicinal pot permits. The one problem I foresee is that, even with it, Federal law still makes it a felony for a user of marihuana to possess a firearm. Getting a medicinal marihuana permit and a CCW permit is like painting a target on your back, if the Federales want to get unpleasant.
Hat tip to Southern Rockies Nature Blog, which I notice today has a lead article on deer's vision and how it should govern choice of clothing while hunting.
UPDATE: I do find it interesting that... well, throughout my early years, "states' rights" (OK, States do not have rights, per se, but that was the term used) was portrayed (back then, usually accurately) as synonymous with "States can restrict liberty all they want." Today, the situation is reversed. States are quite often defending the individual liberties of their citizens against Federal restriction and injustice. Personally, I'd like to see the Federal government returned to its constitutional role as the controller (and if you want to be really originalist, protector of) interstate commerce, leaving affairs that have no actual interstate effect to the people of a State, subject to constitutional limits (establishing a church just goes too far, as does impairing the right to arms, that manner of thing).
If Colorado wants to legalize something, as a citizen of Arizona, and a citizen of the US, it should be none of my business. If a State legalizes something to which I have a profound objection, if it decides that armed robbery and murder are OK, my remedy is simple: don't move there.