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The Global Drug War

October 08
05:05 2011
Read some of the most haunting and dearly dirty legislation coming out of the House Judiciary Committee:

The House Judiciary Committee passed a bill yesterday that would make it a federal crime for U.S. residents to discuss or plan activities on foreign soil that, if carried out in the U.S., would violate the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) — even if the planned activities are legal in the countries where they’re carried out. The new law, sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) allows prosecutors to bring conspiracy charges against anyone who discusses, plans or advises someone else to engage in any activity that violates the CSA, the massive federal law that prohibits drugs like marijuana and strictly regulates prescription medication.
“Under this bill, if a young couple plans a wedding in Amsterdam, and as part of the wedding, they plan to buy the bridal party some marijuana, they would be subject to prosecution,” said Bill Piper, director of national affairs for the Drug Policy Alliance, which advocates for reforming the country’s drug laws. “The strange thing is that the purchase of and smoking the marijuana while you’re there wouldn’t be illegal. But this law would make planning the wedding from the U.S. a federal crime.”

Not only is this bill strange, it goes even further in destroying your Constitutional rights than the decades-long war on drugs has, and now at a global scale. Who are these monsters in Congress? I would say they aren’t monsters, but ninnies. We shouldn’t be scared of these people. With the Occupy Wall Street protests surging across the nation (and even across the globe), people like Lamar Smith should be afraid of the people.

With this kind of tyrannical legislation, these fools add fuel to the raging fire.

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