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The DEA is Out of Control: We Can Stop This!

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Obama's pandering to the prohibitionists is a trial balloon. We need to shoot it full of lead.
The DEA is going to kill someone

Neill Franklin, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

President Obama's nomination of Michele Leonhart to be permanent head of the DEA is a trial balloon - a test of strength and resolve.

The nomination of a ruthless prohibitionist is a test of whether he takes himself seriously when he says that the federal government is going to stop wasting time, money and people on medical marijuana raids in states where it is legal. It is, more significantly, a test of whether he takes the drug reform movement seriously.

And the only way he will take us seriously is if we petition now telling President Obama to replace Acting Administrator Michele Leonhart with someone who respects the rights of the ill and vulnerable.

If you have received appeals from our allies in drug policy reform, please send those along as well as ours.

Every email they receive counts.

Obama's pandering to the prohibitionists is a trial balloon.

We need to shoot it full of lead.

Related:

The DEA is going to kill someone, Marijuana Policy Project
Submitted by Evergreene Digest Contributing Editor Ken Mitchell
Under the direction of acting-administrator Michele Leonhart, the DEA has gone rogue. They are continuing to raid homes and businesses in compliance with state medical marijuana laws in direct opposition of the directive of the Department of Justice. Leonhart has been nominated to take over as head of the DEA which is why we are asking you to join us in calling on President Obama to withdraw this nomination.

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