February 23, 2018

Support Medical Marijuana Research and State Income

Summary: Reschedule Marijuana, Support Research,  Allow Veterans to Discuss Legal Use, Harmonize State and Federal Laws  As a scientist, I support quality research and development of improved to treatment methods for patients. Therefore, I’m in favor of expanding research on medical marijuana.  Classification as schedule I has impeded clinical trials. Rescheduling will aid in research by expanding the sources of …

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February 3, 2018

Supporting Women’s Issues

I want legislation addressing backlogs of untested rape kits, setting federal standards like mandatory testing requirements, proper funding, & tracking. We need to stand up for victims, and process evidence. According to advocacy groups approximately 100,000 rape kits are unaccounted for, or untested. I will support recently introduced legislation codifying the Title IX guidance recently overturn by Betsy DeVos, named …

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February 3, 2018

Banning Conversion Therapy

I want to address the use of conversion therapy on lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Conversation therapy is misguided therapy used to try to change sexual orientation. Conversion therapy does not work (aka. reorientation, reparative therapy, or forms of aversion therapy). There is no evidence or legitimate research that shows that sexual orientation can be altered.  Four decades worth of …

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January 25, 2018

Internet Access

Summary: Support Net Neutrality, Build High Speed Internet Infrastructure I support Net Neutrality and believe that we need legislation to counter the FCC’s recent ruling. I love our free and open internet because it preserves our right to communicate freely online. I believe that Net Neutrality is crucial for small business owners and entrepreneurs, and fosters creativity. Over 34 million Americans don’t …

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