That's exactly right (except I don't know that mandatory minimums apply to simple marijuana possession anywhere in the US), and it's truly stunning for it to be coming from him. While this certainly isn't enough to change my overall negative opinion of the guy, I sincerely hope his words motivate other conservative Christians to reconsider their own opinions on drug policy.
Friday, December 24, 2010
Pat Robertson comes out in favor of marijuana decriminalization
Via Thoreau at Unqualified Offerings, Christian televangelist and general asshole Pat Robertson is in favor of decriminalizing marijuana. While just about everything that comes out of Robertson's mouth is either incoherent or wrong (and often extremely offensive), his statements about ending marijuana prohibition are surprisingly sensible:
Posted by megamahan at 11:16:00 PM