Posts tagged: Heroin

The Drug Plague is Growing, What to Do? (Illinois Family Spotlight #131)

In this week’s Spotlight is Angela Camp, a drug addiction specialist with Bradford Health Services in Birmingham, Alabama. Angela joins Monte Larrick to consider the raging heroin epidemic here in the United States, and it’s relation to opioid and marijuana addiction.

They examine drug abuse making in-roads in middle-class America, marijuana’s link to the use of opioids and hard drugs, the role of social media in this rampant drug scourge, some apps that are tell-tale signs of sketchy events in a young one’s life, what parents can do to keep their kids safe and alive, and what the community of faith can do.… Continue Reading

U.S. House Committee Passes Dangerous Jailbreak Bill

Written by Daniel Horowitz

Nowhere is the hard turn to the left within our body politic so evident as in Republicans signing on to the “Willie Horton soft on crime” agenda. Despite the president’s insistence that we get tougher, not weaker, on crime and drug trafficking, Jared Kushner and the Koch-funded phony right-leaning organizations won’t stop pushing that agenda. And it appears that even the conservatives who haven’t gotten roped into this extreme and dangerous agenda are ill-quipped to push back against it.… Continue Reading

“ACLU Rule” Will Make Chicago Heroin Heaven

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Written by Russ Stewart

Chicago doesn’t need a new police superintendent. It already has one: the American Civil Liberties Union. It is “Superintendent ACLU,” and the “ACLU Rule” governs on-street activity and monitors police conduct.

Every time a police officer makes a traffic stop, questions a suspect or talks to anybody on the street, a seven-page “stop card” must be prepared and filed, and a copy is forwarded to the ACLU. Every “contact” must be given a written receipt, which goes into the police department’s database.… Continue Reading

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