Month: May 2017

Mandatory minimums on drug crimes isn’t racist but Congress can still do better

Mandatory minimums on drug crimes isn’t racist but Congress can still do better

 

Jeff Sessions’s policy won’t lock up harmless stoners, but it will help dismantle drug-trafficking networks.

While I personally believe that drug use should be decriminalized and managed by the ATF (probably with a slight rename), I also believe that laws should be enforced as written. If Congress chooses to continue to create a black market for drugs, then the law enforcement professionals are duty-bound to enforce those laws.

I truly believe that crime would drop if drugs were licensed with the production and selling of those drugs was monitored, managed, and TAXED.

Calling Mr. Sessions a racist because he has chosen to follow the laws that are written by Congress is absolute foolishness and probably partisanship.

Here are a few salient facts that I have copied from various points in a recent WSJ article. I encourage my reader to click through to the linked article.