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Wed Jan 8, 2014, 05:14 PM

 

Could Pot Legalization Amendments be the Way to Get People to the Polls in 2014?

We all know that the GOP successfully used anti-same sex marriage amendments to get people to the polls and re-elect Bush II. Could we use pot legalization amendments to get our base out to the mid-terms and thus, retain the senate and make gains in the house?

It's worth a thought.

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dballance Jan 2014 OP
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Response to dballance (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2014, 05:22 PM

1. Actually, the opposite, I would think.... nt

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Wed Jan 8, 2014, 05:36 PM

2. I think decriminalizing it would be better. We

need to start that conversation on medical and moral grounds. Making amendments could come later. I think decriminalization talk could hit people's compassion button more, esp. if it is coupled with the rising prison rates and what once folks get a prison record--they languish the rest of their lives (well, if you have connections you do not--witness the Republican who just got treatment) Personally, I wish all folks could get treatment IF they it. Not prison

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Wed Jan 8, 2014, 06:01 PM

3. That and paid vacation and maternity leave like most other countries have.

 

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