From: Samantha Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 26 2003 - 23:27:01 MDT
On Thursday 26 June 2003 16:37, Lee Corbin wrote:
> However, it is sad that the U.S. Supreme Court, in turn,
> has decided what the people of Texas will and will not do.
> Instead of fifty individual experiments---often optimally
> conducted by the free choice of the people there in light
> of their own history and intuitions---the Americans are
> again letting everything be determined in Washington.
> To me, their violation of this rule is quite similar to
> the unfortunate view of the Texans.
> Chalk up another one for central control and one-size-fits-all.
I agree and disagree. I don't think it is in anyone's interest to be the
experimental subject of some states failure to uphold basic human liberty. I
would not at all mind seeing all victimless crimes removed from the books
across the country regardless of how many states might howl about it.
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