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Posts tagged as “War on Drugs”

Jo Jorgensen: Here’s What I Think about Kamala Harris – Joe Biden Just Made a Fatal Campaign Mistake

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent the following message today to email subscribers concerning presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s decision to select Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate. 

Joe Biden is making the worst mistake of his Presidential campaign today.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party: Relaxing the rules against use of recreational drugs

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ATPR: The following article, titled “Drug Legalization: Relaxing the rules against use of recreational drugs”, appeared in the April/May/June 2016 edition of the National Prohibitionist, the official newsletter of the Prohibition Party, America’s oldest continually existing third party since 1869. The full text of the article is below:

Legalization is often presented as a way to cut the cost of prisons, and it is an unfortunate fact that the “prison industry” has grown fat on the persecution of marijuana users.… Read more ...

Politico: “Libertarian Johnson: Drug war ‘root cause’ of police shootings”

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By Burgess Everett, Politico.com, July 8th, 2016:

Gary Johnson believes the tensions between police and minorities that led to two high-profile police shootings and the deaths of five Dallas police officers has a root cause: The long-running war on drugs.

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Avens O’Brien: Libertarians Are Obsessed With Pot. You Should Be Too. Here’s Why…

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Posted to Libertarian Republic

Libertarians Are Obsessed With Pot. You Should Be Too. Here’s Why…

by Avens O’Brien
March 18, 2015

Cannabis is in the air – or in the news a lot lately, as states continue to legalize, decriminalize and medicinalize the plant.… Read more ...