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On this day 100 years ago, Prohibition went into effect


On this day 100 years ago, Prohibition went into effect -- banning the production, importation, sale and transportation of alcohol in the US.
It all started with the temperance movement, which encouraged and advocated for abstinence from alcohol. Much of the reasoning was based on ideas of Christian ethics, and many Christian denominations were active in the movement.

We followed prohibition with the disastrous war on drugs.

Feds Not Liable for Stolen Gun Used in San Francisco Pier Shooting

Source: Courthouse News Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The U.S. government cannot be held liable for a federal ranger’s stolen gun used to fatally shoot a young woman on a San Francisco pier in 2015, a federal judge ruled Monday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero found a lack of direct connection between a car burglary and shooting that took place three days later and half mile away made it impossible to hold the government liable for the tragedy.

“In this case, the gun traveled at least some distance from the theft, three and a half days elapsed, the gun changed hands once at the very least, and there is no way to know what else transpired during that time,” Spero wrote in his 14-page ruling.

Read more: https://www.courthousenews.com/feds-not-liable-for-stolen-gun-used-in-san-francisco-pier-shooting/
Posted by Opel_Justwax | Mon Jan 6, 2020, 11:27 PM (0 replies)
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