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The War on Drugs is a Failure (Original Post) RainDog Apr 2013 OP
Classic. Warren DeMontague Apr 2013 #1
And more and more people are seeing it for what it is! pgallahue May 2013 #2
3. With new and unique materials pgallahue Jul 2013 #11
A New Dawn on Drug Policy pgallahue May 2013 #3
Thanks for the link RainDog May 2013 #4
cheers pgallahue May 2013 #5
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2013 #6
Because people have bodily sovereignty, you think they should be sterilized? RainDog Jul 2013 #7
sorry about that Kali Jul 2013 #8
good on you & MIRT RainDog Jul 2013 #9
the troll quality of late is just terrible Kali Jul 2013 #10

pgallahue

(16 posts)
2. And more and more people are seeing it for what it is!
Tue May 28, 2013, 05:53 AM
May 2013

It is incredible how many are joining the debate and seriously calling out the drug war for the failure it is.

not all are quite like this though.

pgallahue

(16 posts)
3. A New Dawn on Drug Policy
Tue May 28, 2013, 08:25 AM
May 2013

See for instance.

A New Beginning on Drug Policy

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States released a report that considers possible alternatives to current drug policies internationally and represents the most high-level discussion about drug law reform ever undertaken.

The report envisions possibilities for ending the war on drugs as well as the introduction of policies rooted in public health and human rights.

Read more: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/new-beginning-drug-policy

RainDog

(28,784 posts)
4. Thanks for the link
Tue May 28, 2013, 12:15 PM
May 2013

and welcome to DU.

It's so good that nations are talking about this.

It's time to extricate our nations from decades of bad policy.

Response to RainDog (Reply #4)

RainDog

(28,784 posts)
7. Because people have bodily sovereignty, you think they should be sterilized?
Sun Jul 14, 2013, 09:18 PM
Jul 2013

LOL.

That's some logic you've got going there.

And you have almost enough compassion to fill a thimble.

But, yes, it's more cost effective to treat the addiction rather than treat something as a crime.

Maybe we should arrest all overweight people who eat sugar, too, and sterilize them, and when they die, we can scorn them for their addiction, too. Yeah, that's as stupid and nasty as your suggestion.

Kali

(54,947 posts)
8. sorry about that
Sun Jul 14, 2013, 09:27 PM
Jul 2013

I sort of wanted to watch you rip him a new one, but he needed to get back to the bridge.

advocating sterilization for addicts

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