MASSIE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Washington Post: Democracy in the cross hairs <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Washington Post: Democracy in the cross hairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:34:57.225-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Republicans who profess an allegiance to local democracy outdid themselves in the hypocrisy department last week as they trampled on the District of Columbia’s right to home rule. Not content with measures that restrict the District from using its locally raised tax dollars for abortions for low-income women, the Republican-controlled House also voted to roll back the city’s decriminalization of marijuana and gut city gun laws. It is now up to the Senate and President Obama to get rid of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:34:57 MDT