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Originally posted by Simulacra
Under this legislation, Americans will have twenty-four hours to report in drug use within their neighbourhood or family. Failing to due so will result in a mandatory minimum two-year prison sentence.
Originally posted by Matyas
Beg pardon? You may be technically correct, but isn't law based upon interpretation of said documents, and is not this (according to my understanding) known as the colour of the law? Just because we want to interpret it a different way does not in any fashion guarantee that the courts will not interpret it a different way.
Originally posted by dawnstar
it's amazing how you could put such a large bill into such a small quote box!!
I read SOME of the actually bill, but not alll of it, but from what I read, well, it sounds like if someone posesses a controlled substance, or the ingredients needed to make a controlled substance (with intention to make said drug) and there are kids around, well, if you know about this, gee....have a fun time in prison!!!
Originally posted by ChemicalLaser
Yeah, see, that's why defendents have lawyers too. That's how the system works. Or don't you believe in the System?
Originally posted by subz
It is the responsibility of the police to find and arrest criminals, not the civilians. If they want to report a crime it is their choice, not a legal obligation. This law will change that and it is exactly the scenario mentioned in the title. You will be forced to spy on your family members, or face 2 years in prison.
Originally posted by cryptorsa1001
After reading most of the bill it appears that this is geared towards drug traffickers over the age of 21 selling dope to kids and or selling dope within 500 feet of were kids generally are such as schools etc... The proposed law also covers parents selling or manufacturing dope in the house that they live with thier kids.