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The Briefing 08-20-14

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1) Response to ‘Purge’ hoax reveals fear of humans that law might be removed

Social media ‘Purge’ campaigns spark fear of bloody copycats, USA Today (Lindsay Deutch, Kelsey Pape and Ryan Haarer)

‘Louisville Purge’ takes toll, Louisville Courier-Journal (James Bruggers)

2) Confusion from legal marijuana indicate importance of law as moral teacher

Colorado aims to produce more legal pot, USA Today (Katie Kuntz)

Legal Pot Is a Public Health Menace, Wall Street Journal (William Bennett and Robert A White)

Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids, New York Times (Tara Parker-Pope)

3) Sexual identity revolution recipe for moral anarchy

LGBTQQ2IA, Chronicle of Higher Education (Allen Metcalf)