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Liberty Activist Turned Police Informant

http://bbs.freetalklive.com

Stacy was a member of Students for Liberty, the Drexel Student Liberty Front, Center for a Stateless Society, and presumably numerous other activist outlets. She has been to Porcfest. Lot's of people know and (used to) trust her, as a well liked member of the liberty community. Late last year, she was ratted out as a drug dealer and she, in turn, informed on several of her friends and other people in the liberty movement.

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Created by freeAgent 2 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 23 weeks ago
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Weed won't kill you, but the DEA might

http://www.nytimes.com

California Man’s ‘Drug Holiday’ Becomes Four-Day Nightmare in Holding Cell
But for Mr. Chong, the celebration ended in a Kafkaesque nightmare inside a San Diego Drug Enforcement Administration holding cell, where he said he was forgotten for four days, without food or water.
To survive, Mr. Chong said he drank his own urine, hallucinated and, at one point, considered how to take his own life. By the time agents found him on the fifth day and called paramedics, he said he thought he could be dead within five minutes.

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Home Brewed Racism

http://1787network.com

If you really want to address racism then we need to address two issues, the drug war and the fact that 3 of every 4 black babies is born to an unwed mother. The war on drugs is disproportionately applied to blacks, and once a person has a criminal record you can “legally” discriminate against them.

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Minnesota Waitress Sues After Police Seize $12,000 'Tip'

http://news.yahoo.com

Police told Knutson the money was being held as "drug money" and she would receive a $1,000 reward instead, the lawsuit states. Lt. Tory Jacobson of the Moorhead police said he could not disclose much information about the case because it is an ongoing investigation.

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8 States May Legalize Marijuana This Year – Did Yours Make the List?

http://blog.norml.org

2012 has only just begun and it is already shaping up to be one of the most exciting and active years for marijuana law reform in some time. More than a dozen state legislatures are currently considering reform measures in some respect and 8 states are attempting to put legalization initiatives before voters this November

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Proposed law in Ohio would make "secret compartments" illegal

http://www.dispatch.com

A proposed state law, advocated by Gov. John Kasich, would make it a fourth-degree felony to own a vehicle equipped with secret compartments.

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Georgia Student Sues School Over Strip Search In Front Of Classmates

http://www.foxnews.com

A Georgia middle school student claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday he was humiliated and traumatized when he was brought to a vice principal's office and forced to strip in front of classmates who said he had marijuana.

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Undercover cops flirting with kids, busting them for pot

http://www.alternet.org

Thirty-one Florida high school students were protected and served all the way to jail when classmates turned out to be undercover police who tricked them into selling marijuana and other "drugs." Officers didn't care how they entrapped these kids, and some even went so far as to develop close, flirty, personal relationships with their marks before ensnaring them.

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U.N. drug bust fails to trigger asset forfeiture

http://www.guardian.co.uk

1/26/12 16k(35 LBS!) cocaine was found @ U.N. in NWC. The drugs were confiscated -- no arrests, no seizure. By contrast...

(from http://www.erowid.org/freedom/law/forfeiture/forfeiture_info1.shtml paraphrased)

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A frightening picture of drug war reality

http://nallforgovernor.blogspot.com

In Andalusia, Alabama 16 people have entered guilty pleas for various crimes and offenses.

One of those people plead guilty to "sexually abusing an intellectually disabled female family member."
The judge and prosecutor agreed on a deal whereby he will serve one year in prison for raping an intellectually disabled female relative.

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