Einstein on Prohibition

The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this country is closely connected with this.

- Albert Einstein, "My First Impression of the U.S.A.", 1921

"Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason
in that it attempts to control a man's appetite
by legislation and make a crime out of things
that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes
a blow at the very principles upon which our
government was founded."

Abraham Lincoln, December, 1840


I've never understood the Drug Prohibition. It took an amendment to the Constitution for the prohibition on Alcohol, why didn't it require the same thing to start the drug war? Under what Constitutional authority is the drug war being waged?

The "War on Drugs" is nothing more than a war on the Bill of Rights. In the name of Prohibition, we are being forced to give up our Civil Rights. Click on the links below to see the truth about what is happening in this country.

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