About six-in-ten Americans support marijuana legalization

Nearly seven-in-ten Democrats say marijuana use should be legal, as do 65% of independents. By contrast, just 43% of Republicans favor marijuana legalization, while 55% are opposed.

Among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, those younger than 40 favor legalizing marijuana use, 62% to 38%. Republicans ages 40 to 64 are divided (48% say it should be legal, 49% illegal), while those 65 and older oppose marijuana legalization by more than two-to-one (67% to 30%).

Sizable majorities of Democrats and Democratic leaners younger than 40 (79%) and 40 to 64 (70%) favor marijuana legalization. Older Democrats – those 65 and older – are more divided (50% favor legalization, 42% oppose it).




Inslee, others support package of voter access bills

He joined several lawmakers Friday in announcing a package of bills ranging from allowing residents with enhanced drivers licenses and IDs to automatically be registered to vote to allowing 16 and 17 year olds to preregister to vote ahead of their 18th birthdays.



Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments