Daily Archives: November 22, 2009

The new default position. Start with the ban.

Both Jacob Sullum and Scott Morgan Phil Smith catch a continuing disturbing trend in political circles. It’s kind of a shoot-first and ask-questions-later approach, except this is a ban-first and study-it-later philosophy. Sullum (in a good report on Salvia): A … Continue reading

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More of this, please

Travis Erbacher writes a letter. Bill C-15’s biggest supporters are criminal gangs and drug kingpins. After struggling to find anybody who could provide evidence that mandatory minimums work, or that tougher sentences will catch high-level dealers, they gave up and … Continue reading

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