It has been said on more than one occasion that ‘politics makes strange bedfellows’. Nowhere in modern politics is the idea more evident than in the push to secure gun rights for cannabis users. Ideologies normally clash between gun rights supporters and their marijuana rights counterparts. But both are strangely willing to set ideologies aside in the pursuit of common goals.
It is a lot like the idea of the enemy of your enemy being your friend. People who would not normally get along find a way to unite in the fight against a common enemy. Yet in this particular case, it’s not clear who the common enemy is. Perhaps there is no common enemy. Maybe it’s about each group using the other’s ideology to pursue their own agendas.
Guns, Marijuana, and Federal Law
Marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal law. Thanks to the Gun Control Act … Read the rest