Veterans

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 whom probably signed up to pay for access to college and healthcare, to take actions that will inevitably lead to more violence and haunt them for the rest of their lives."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"It is impossible to tell from the outside if this latest outrage is the result...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"It's a jacket that you earned and I want you to keep it," responded the 2020...

Further

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...