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Letters: Abolishing Prohibition

Letter to the Editors

The article by Michelle Alexander (“How to Dismantle the ‘New Jim Crow,’” July 2014) is heart-touching and wise. We Americans are fighting drug use now just as we fought alcohol in prohibition days. The parallel here is remarkable. We can understand that by “abolishing prohibition” of drugs we can move into help programs such as AA to help people resist harmful temptations. That would also enormously reduce prison populations.                                   

Harold Wahking
via sojo.net

This appears in the September-October 2014 issue of Sojourners
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