Fight or flight: Our stark choice over drugs

Apr 11, 2018 by

by Neil McKeganey and David Raynes, TCW: It is always a bad sign when the police tell you that they have not lost control of the streets. If they had that control it would hardly need pointing out and, with more murders in London this year than in New York, the signs are far from encouraging. It...

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Justin Trudeau is on verge of legalizing pot for 12-year-old

Feb 14, 2018 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: A pro-family group has blasted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis as “monstrous” and a “devastating attack” on society and families, and is urging Canadians to lobby the Senate to reject the legislation. Most egregiously, Bill C-45...

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The Libertarian Case for Drug Prohibition

Jan 29, 2018 by

by  Timothy Hsiao, Public Discourse: Freedom isn’t just the bare ability to do something; it is the ability to act under the influence of properly functioning cognitive faculties. If you value freedom, then you should oppose the legalization of recreational drugs. Many libertarians argue that we...

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The Fantasy of Addiction

Jan 26, 2017 by

by Peter Hitchens, First Things: I never meant to start an argument about addiction. I had carried my private doubts on the subject around in my head for years, in the “heresy” section where I keep my really risky thoughts. And I don’t recommend disagreeing in public with Hollywood royalty,...

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