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Prayer Dispute Between Somalis and Plant Reshapes a Colorado Town, Again

Prayer Dispute Between Somalis and Plant Reshapes a Colorado Town, Again | Upsetment | Scoop.it
The conflict offers a case study on what happens when matters of religious accommodation knock heads with the demands of the American assembly line.
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There are no easy answers to the balancing of religion and business. If a large group leaves in the middle of a shift to worship, does that mean that the line has to close down—an unreasonable cost for the company? On the other hand, obviously we in America believe that workers should have the right to pray. Everybody loses in this story, especially the town. 
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Here's The Crime-Ridden Hellscape That Is Colorado After Legal Weed

Here's The Crime-Ridden Hellscape That Is Colorado After Legal Weed | Upsetment | Scoop.it
By Daniel Wallis DENVER, July 3 (Reuters) - At the Native Roots Apothecary, a discreet marijuana shop in a grand old building in Denver's busy 16th street shopping mall, business is so brisk that customers are given a number before ...
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Whatever. Seriously, this suggests that ending at least some of the war on drugs will result in less crime, more state services, and meaningful discussion with young people about the effects on developing brains. Sounds like we should call in the troops.

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