Whether he remembers it or not, President Biden has signaled support for drug decriminalization. It’s just a matter of getting Democrats and Republicans to stop fighting each other long enough to do some good for the country.
It was 50 years ago that President Nixon declared the drug war, a move that was supposed to keep America from sinking into the gutters of addiction and on the path to righteousness. However, that’s not what happened. Instead, millions of lives and families have been destroyed through the concept of policing a drug-addled nation.
The drug war is such a failed ethos that even President Joe Biden claims to support putting an end to the criminal penalties associated with low-level drug possession. Well, House Democrats want to test Biden on his word later this year.
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Earlier this week, Democratic Representatives Cori Bush of Missouri and Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey introduced the Drug…