Daily Archives: March 17, 2010

Senate passes compromise cocaine sentencing bill. Thanks, Senator Durbin.

Via the ACLU: WASHINGTON – The Senate this evening voted by unanimous consent to pass a bill that would make crucial changes to current cocaine sentencing laws. The bill, the Fair Sentencing Act, was originally introduced by Senator Richard Durbin … Continue reading

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Harper argues for legalization, Ignatieff argues for ditch-digging

So, like President Obama, Prime Minister Harper did the YouTube interview and they gave him the marijuana question. Harper dismissed the idea of legalizing the drug during the interview, which was moderated by Patrick Pichette, Google’s chief financial officer. “I … Continue reading

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A letter

In today’s Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph. Legalize pot; help budget, not criminals Our legislators continually shirk their responsibility by failing to regulate drugs like marijuana. Too many kids are smoking pot, but instead of taking charge and setting an age limit, … Continue reading

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