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Episodes that plague us due to heavy-handed absolutist drug prohibition and the black market it has fostered.
Pastor Ayers Update -- Grand Jury Claims Killing Him Was Justified. Christians Against Prohibition Says, "Not!"
Thanks to a thoughtful reader from Georgia I was notified of the most recent news involving Pastor Ayers death by shooting.
In this PBS NewsHour segment they report on a few news items, mostly inspired by the recent killing of a "drug lord," a "drug kingpin," Arturo Beltran Leyva.
Do not exploit the poor because they are poor and do not crush the needy in court, for the LORD will take up their case and will plunder those who plunder them.
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.
It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
In a segment he calls "The Word," comedian Stephen Colbert analyzes the ramifications of recent news that Arizona is going to be yet the latest mistaken state that decides to turn its prisons over
For now, instead of a section devoted to stories like this. Let this be a case-in-point.
Stories like this can be found throughout the world and throughout history.
Here is a list of links having to do with Pastor Ayers' being shot dead.
Surveillance video of the killing of Jonathan Ayers, pastor at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Lavonia, Georgia. Shot with the fatal bullet at a filling station.
Read the story below and you can learn of yet another tragedy in this Drug War, yet another irony as modern day events unfold with amazing accuracy fulfilling prophecy.
It seems some attention is being directed to this gross injustice.
Below are comparisons showing some similarities and differences between a few well known mindsets — and sorry to say, entities — which embody and act out on those mindsets.
The following is an anonymous submission from a regular reader.
"It should go some way to explaining why I've joined the coalition to end prohibition."
Psalm 108:12 (WEB)
Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.
U.S. to Rape Victims and Loved Ones, "We Care More About Hunting Down and Locking Up Every Last Drug User Than Your Alleged Rape."
Why should rape victims care about drug policy? Why should the families of rape victims, or potential rape victims, care about drug policies?
A terrible statistic: one in six women will be a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime.