New York Times Endorses Legalizing Marijuana

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•30 Jul 28, 2014

The New York Times editorial board published the first in a planned six-part piece on Sunday calling for the legalization of recreational marijuana, arguing that outlawing the drug is just as ineffective as the government’s failed ban on alcohol during the Prohibition era and that the majority of Americans support it. What do you think?

  • “Still, I’d rather wait for the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board to weigh in on this before I try pot.”

    George Beghe –
    Systems Analyst

  • “They must have been so baked when they looked at the high incarceration rates for non-violent drug offenses.”

    John McNeil –
    Skate Park Planner

  • “It seems a bit hasty to get behind something just because the rest of the country already is.”

    Christine Pankow –
    Baggage Loader

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