Jon Queally, staff writer
"The Inspector General's report makes it clear that the Department of Veteran Affairs misled the public while conducting cruel experiments on dogs in violation of federal law," said Rep. Titus in a statement. (Photo: Molly Wald / Best Friends Animal Society)
"Congress needs to pass legislation to permanently ban these gruesome experiments."
Jon Queally, staff writer
President Donald Trump walks with Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, and others from the White House to visit St. John's Church on June 1, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
"President Trump has set a violent and misguided tone in the wake of George...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Members of the National Guard join police on the fourth day of protests on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis.
"It is asinine for a rich man hiding in a bunker to ask these troops, most of...


Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...