National Wreaths Across America Day: The History of the Holiday

On the third Saturday of every December, Wreaths Across America bands together with volunteers to lay wreaths on the graves of United States’ veterans across the nation. The organization’s aim is to promote the remembrance of the fallen, the honor of those that currently serve, and the education of the cost of freedom. Wreaths Across America … Continued

Is Jeff Sessions Going After Medical Marijuana Use in States Where It’s Legal?

Jeff Sessions wants to take away medical cannabis. Veterans and families whose children have been saved by it are fighting back.

Department of Veterans Affairs Reverses Decision to Cut Homeless Vets Program

Days after Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin appeared at a Washington shelter with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to praise and applaud President Donald Trump’s promise to house all homeless vets, the agency turned around and announced that it was pulling resources out of a major housing program. Now the VA appears to be … Continued

A Win In Congress For Medical Marijuana

[DIGEST: Huffington Post, Think Progress] Twin amendments in the House and Senate are a win for veterans and veteran rights advocates, and for the medical marijuana movement in general, after two unsuccessful efforts to pass similar legislation. The Veterans Equal Access Amendment passed in the House in a 233-189 vote on Thursday,  and the Senate … Continued

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