Yes, Oregon legislators have voted to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.
This drug initiative will allow people arrested with small amounts of hard drugs to avoid going to trial, or serving jail time, by paying a $100 fine and attending an addiction recovery program.
Oregon’s House also voted in 2019 to prohibit restaurants from providing single-use plastic straws unless a customer asks.
It is this type of liberal logic we saw in Minneapolis when the council wondered why crime surged when the police were “reimagined”? Who knew.
The makers of Narcan will be happy.