A false argument by the drug lobby
by David G. Evans, Esq.
The pro-drug lobby claims that the “war on drugs” is a new form of the infamous “Jim Crow” laws that repressed African Americans after the Civil War. Jim Crow laws provided for segregation of public schools, public places, and public transportation and voter suppression.
The pro-drug lobby claims that drug laws unfairly target African Americans and other minorities.
Here are some points to consider: