With the election 10 days away, quite a lot of points in Nebraska will likely be at stake.
One that received’t be is a vote almost 200,000 individuals have been anticipating after they signed an initiative petition in the previous yr — principally throughout a pandemic — to permit Nebraskans to vote on whether or not medical hashish must be authorized in this state.
Crista Eggers, a mother with a 6-yr-outdated son, Colton, who has intractable seizures, was a kind of voters working by the spring and summer time to qualify the initiative petition for the 2020 poll.
Colton has tried greater than 12 pharmaceutical drugs and 20 mixtures to deal with his seizures. The medication haven’t labored, and there’s not much more medical doctors can do to assist him, though they preserve attempting, his mother mentioned.
It is for that purpose Eggers discovered herself in David City in late spring, sitting at a desk in entrance of the submit workplace there, ready for somebody to come by and signal a petition that will permit a vote on medical hashish.
She didn’t have quite a lot of confidence she would achieve success getting the variety of names she wanted for Butler County, however she was there. Within 5 minutes of the time she arrived, a truck carrying three males had come to a stop on the mild about 20 toes from her. [Read more at Star Herald]