By Alizeh Siddiqui

Eleanor Holmes Norton

At a press conference yesterday, the District of Columbia’s congressional delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton, urged her colleagues to respect the will of the voters who overwhelmingly approved making marijuana legal in the nation’s capital last week.

Norton was joined by three other congressmen, including Dana Rohrabacher (R-California), who said that attempting to block legal marijuana in D.C., as well as Alaska and Oregon, where voters also approved making marijuana legal last week, would disregard the “fundamental principles” that “Republicans have always talked about,” including “individual liberties,” “limited government,” and “states’ rights and the 10th Amendment.”

In theory, there …read more