Casualties of the War on Drugs
'It was always at night - the arrests invariably happened at night. The sudden jerk out of sleep, the rough hand shaking your shoulder, the lights glaring in your eyes, the ring of hard faces round the bed. In the vast majority of cases there was no tri
al, no report of the arrest. People simply disappeared, always during the night...' - George Orwell, 1984
- botched.raids: a compilation of mistaken break-ins and killings (26K)
- can.of.worms: a compilation of shifty dealings by police in the name of the War on Drugs (103K)
- casualties.of.war.: how raids destroy the 4th amendment
- bill.of.rights.casualty: 'Is the Bill of Rights a Casualty in the War on Drugs?' Yep. (51K)
- collateral.casualties: how the War on Drugs does more harm than good. (23K)
- drug.prisoners: a list of some prisoners in the War on Drugs, with mailing addresses
- duplicity: 'The Duplicity of the War on Drugs', how the W.O.D. is used as a front for other activities (63K)
- justice.goes.to.pot: how 'get tough' laws ruin people's lives
- justice.mocked: how mandatory minimum laws ruin ordinary people's lives
- marijuana murder: pot-smoker saved from The Killer Weed by being shot on the spot
- misfired.in.wod: article about cops killing innocent people and not getting punished
- natl.guard.in.drug.war: 'Our mission as America's National Guard in this war is clear: make America drug-free in as short a time as possible using any means necessary no matter what the costs.'
- reality.tv: transcripts from 'real life cop shows' featuring police harrassment and intimidation.
- rising.tide: yet another story of police ruining an innocent person's life
- sentencing.calculus: 7 years for murder, 12 years for possessing a nuclear warhead, 30 years for possessing cocaine.
- wod.aclu: ACLU statement on the continuing abuses in the name of the War on Drugs
- wod.racism: Has the US Declared a War on Drugs, or on Communities of Color?
- 1000.dollars.3.joints: bust story
- Also see: Bust Stories
Reges -- Stanford professor removed for advocating drug use (1991)
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