“bullet” Sheldon Richman in the Times Gazette (Ohio): Time for government to end the drug war.
“bullet” Vin Suprynowicz in the Las Vegas Review Journal: Hate to say I told you so, but keep those Kevlar jammies handy
Over the decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has heard many cases stemming from police violence against Americans justified by the so-called “War on Drugs.” Never once have the justices seized the opportunity to rule — as they are obliged to rule by their oaths of office — “Oh, and by the way, your so-called ‘War on Drugs’ is totally unconstitutional under the Ninth Amendment. So cut it out.”
“bullet” This isn’t exactly an article… There was a rather ignorant opinion piece in the Red and Black (University of Georgia paper) a few days ago saying that the police were right in the Kathryn Johnston case. Today there are two outstanding letters in response: one by Journalism student Dave Marck, Jr. and one by LEAP speaker Allison Myrden. Read them here.
“bullet” And by the way, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has published an OpEd by Radley Balko. Nice.
Update: More at Grits for Breakfast. See the series at the Lone Star Iconoclast. Also check out the Operation Trick or Treat post.