Re: bad law

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Leave it to a lawyer to twist Scripture to benefit criminals. From the web In response to Autumn Tolbert's May 17 column, "Bad Law," about an Arkansas law that targets drug users who carry their own needles: Leave it to a lawyer to twist Scripture to benefit criminals. Holding people responsible for their behavior, both good and bad, is also an act of mercy. It is not merciful to help people stay addicted. It is not merciful to create an addict's paradise like San Francisco or San Diego where the needle problem has become an actual health hazard. Sure, as Autumn noted, some are "functional" addicts, but their function is way down from where it would be if they weren't addled by drugs. I have seen a mother tend her child...

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Re: bad law

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