Utah Reacts to Death of Justice Scalia, & Medical Marijuana on the Ballot? On Behind The Headlines

Feb 19, 2016

Utah Republicans urge President Obama to wait on appointing a replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The LDS Church again weighs in on religious freedoms and LGBT rights. Medical marijuana backers want to put the issue to the voters. Author Terry Tempest Williams buys land near Arches National Park in protest of fossil-fuel drilling. And Utah’s public school system loses yet another superintendent. 

Congressman Orrin Hatch speaks in the Senate Chambers at the Utah capital on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, taking a few questions and expressing his opinion that a new Supreme Court Justice should be picked by the next president
Credit Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune
  

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