There have been many efforts in recent years to legalize marijuana and lift prohibitions on use. This is by far one of the more significant moves for freedom in America. The main point above all, at least for me, has been that we should be able to choose what we do with out own bodies.
There have been efforts to lower the criminality in Utah, recently, that may fall short of legalization, but do start heading the right direction. There is a proposition to reduce sentencing and lower offenses to decrease the amount of jail/prison time a person would face if convicted of drug possession.
Law enforcement is also getting behind this effort as they realize the necessity to start moving toward a more free society. In an Op-Ed titled For a safe society, send fewer to prison, penned by three top cops in Utah, they discuss…
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