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Wiretap: Trump is talking gun control, but at this point it’s...

In the aftermath of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, Donald Trump is starting to talk about gun control. He’s talking publicly about banning bump stocks...

Meanwhile, the fracking wars continue in Pennsylvania

  Fracking, of course, is not just a Colorado enterprise. And one of the major sticking points for the Great Fracking War Compromise was that...

Fast-growing but still-patchy gay rights create absurdities

Utah gay marriages performed in December have been ruled valid, even as gay marriage remains illegal. Same-sex adoptions were partly legalized and then halted. It's one great hazy state of limbo.

Coloradans eye rulings around country in favor of local fracking bans

BOULDER -- Supporters of local bans on the oil-and-gas drilling process known as fracking celebrated a key high court victory in Pennsylvania last week.

New Jersey to begin implementing medical marijuana laws

You don't see this everyday. The Philadelphia Inquirer has published an editorial praising NJ Governor Chris Christie for finally getting off the nickel and beginning implementation of that state's medical marijuana laws.

Suthers to file contempt motion against Doug Bruce, ‘Mr X’

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers plans to seek sanctions for contempt of court against elusive Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce. The news suggests some consequence might be in the offing for Bruce after he spent weeks flouting a court order to produce documents and give testimony as part of a case concerning three tax-slashing ballot initiatives secretly authored and illegally financed by Bruce.

McInnis praises gas-happy Pa. despite increasing chemical contamination

Former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis, a six-time Republican congressman representing Colorado’s Western Slope, would like to turn the state’s prime mountain playgrounds into something...

Texas gas company allowed to resume fracking after three Pa. spills

Hydraulic fracturing – the subject of so much controversy on Colorado’s Western Slope lately – will be allowed to resume in Susquehanna County, Pa.,...

More fodder for FRAC Act backers as Pa. officials shut down...

State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials in Pennsylvania have ordered Texas-based Cabot Oil and Gas to stop all hydraulic fracturing activities in Susquehanna...

Fracking fluid kills fish in Pennsylvania stream, state enviro officials say

ProPublica Monday reported environmental officials were scrambling to clean up 8,000 gallons of a “potential carcinogen” manufactured by Halliburton and used in a natural...