In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Orlando attorney John Morgan discusses his push to legalize medical marijuana on "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. In an interview with Ybeth Bruzual, Morgan discusses his personal interest in the issue and whether it's a political stunt to help elect more Democrats next year. Morgan also answers critics who say the medical marijuana issue will lead to the legalization of all pot. Analysts Dick Batchelor and Lou Frey examine the medical marijuana issue and assess whether it could be too hot for politicians to support. The program uses PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter to rate a claim by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., about medical marijuana.
Greg Warmoth looks at the stand your ground law on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are state Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, a co-sponsor of the legislation, and state Sen. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando.
Lauren Rowe looks at media issues on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Her guests are Matt Reed of Florida Today, radio host Bill Mick and Tony Pipitone, investigative reporter at WKMG.
On "Orlando Matters," Keith Landry interviews Robert Stuart, executive director of the Christian Service Center, about helping struggling families in Central Florida. The program airs at 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65.
On "Metro Center Outlook," Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, discusses the sport's economic influence and societal benefits. Diane Trees hosts the program at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24.