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2.Nevada Cops Pull Women From Car After Driver Refuses to Roll Window Fully Down
3.Cop Tases an Innocent, Non-Violent, and Unarmed Senior Citizen in a Wheelchair
4.Texas Town Experiences 61% Drop in Crime After Firing Their Police Department
5.Shock Video Emerges Of LAPD Shooting Homeless Man
6.'Officer Awareness' Memo: Police Accountability Recording App Could Lead To Dangerous 'Flash Mobs'
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The War on Americansby David S. D'Amato
That the consumption of certain drugs ought to be proscribed by law is probably taken for granted by most people. The presumption in favor of banning some drugs has become so strong, so embedded in the mainstream of popular discourse as to be practically beyond debate — notwithstanding either philosophical or empirical issues that stand in contradiction to the accepted view. But at this stage in the American experiment in drug prohibition, the case for legalizing drugs, for leaving them within the realm of permissible choices, is worth another look. As defenders of individual rights and responsibility, libertarians have been making that case since the Drug War’s incipiency.
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