Aaron Swartz’s legal battle wasn’t the only surprisingly aggressive federal case. Cenk Uygur breaks down why Matthew Davies is facing 10 years in prison for cultivating medical marijuana in California. Davies’ attorney, Steven Ragland, talks about why he finds the charges “obscene.” Cenk talks about President Obama’s stance on gun control and the possibility of an executive order. Plus, Turk Row tackles the most outrageous headlines of the day, including Lance Armstrong’s finally admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs during his career and digging into why Washington, D.C., sex workers are looking forward to inauguration weekend.
Cenk Uygur talks to lawyer Steve Ragland and Molly Davies, whose husband, Matt Davies, is facing a minimum of five years in prison despite the fact that his California medical marijuana dispensary was in compliance with state regulations. watch video
Cenk Uygur talks to Michael “Epic Politics Man” Shure and David Sirota about what President Obama and Congress actually will do to change laws about gun control. watch video
Cenk Uygur interviews Ken Caldeira, climate scientist in the Carnegie Institution Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University, about whether President Obama will act to stop the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline from being built. watch video
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