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Monday, November 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Craig Mason: Government needs to support quality of life, not induce crime

We need to re-direct the crime-causing resources of our prohibitions, and re-direct the resources toward controlling and institutionalizing those who cause harm.


Editorial: Feds shouldn’t overreact to crime data

If Sessions doesn’t want to erode progress, as he has stated, he will back off knee-jerk responses that led to past failures.


With tough sentencing policy, Attorney General Sessions pledges redoubled war on drugs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promising to renew the federal government’s war on drugs, saying tough new sentencing policies are necessary to combat what he described as a surge of …


Froma Harrop: Quit the war on drugs and make them legal

Thirty years ago, a college kid in Kentucky was caught growing marijuana plants in his closet. That turned him into a convicted felon, and though he’s been on the right …