War on Drugs

Julia Conley, staff writer
"That this is largely flying under the radar is probably good—a sign of how far criminal justice reform has come."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"We simply cannot live up to the values we profess if we don't end mass...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"These programs are not about stopping violence, they're about social control."

Further

Save us from morons in power. Maine's so-called Gov. Paul LePage is expected to veto a bill providing first responders and users with Naloxone, a nasal-spray-like drug that can reverse heroin overdoses, because he thinks it will encourage drug use, like when you get pulled barely alive from a head-on crash and think "Wow that was fun I wanna do it again" - even though virtually all statistics and research show Naloxone works, as does the "harm reduction" approach behind it. Using long-...