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Weed, and the Libertarian Party's future

Last week, the Trump administration announced it would be pursuing a federalist approach to cannabis legislation, effectively allowing states to create their own rules about how the drug is classified and sold. 1,826 more words

Current Events

On 4/20, Sen. Schumer Introduces Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

CHICAGO (CBS) — On 4/20, a day unofficially celebrated as a marijuana holiday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his intent to introduce a bill decriminalizing the cannabis plant. 296 more words


Liberals don't back call to decriminalize all illicit drugs

OTTAWA – The Trudeau government is rejecting a call from its own backbenchers to decriminalize all illicit drug use in Canada – just days before Liberals are set to debate the idea at a national convention in Halifax. 213 more words


Tom Daley Speaks Up For Decriminalizing Gay In Commonwealth Nations

Tom Daley may have leaked some semi-nude pics and poses in steamy photoshoots now and then, but he is also pretty vocal when it comes to LBGTQ issues—especially those affecting the UK and the greater Commonwealth.  71 more words


Juvenile Delinquency, Marijuana, and the 21 Year Age Limit

In most states, if a child commits an act that would be illegal for an adult, s/he is delinquent. Georgia defines an adult as anyone  692 more words

Law Enforcement

Prohibition and the Legal Alternatives

The term ‘addict’ carries with it great stigma, eliciting images of either a helpless human being caught in the poisonous clutches of a deadly substance, or a moral deviant, choosing to throw away their lives in vain hedonism. 3,817 more words


Body Politics: Criminalization of sexuality and reproduction - Amnesty's new primer

Congratulations to Amnesty International’s Criminalization of Sexuality and Reproduction Project Team for this useful new reference book:

Body Politics: Criminalization of sexuality and reproduction. (London: Amnesty International, 2018) 220 pages.  401 more words