Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Thom Hartmann: Does Newt Gingrich want you executed for smoking pot?

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Republican Presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich doesn't just want to throw you in jail for smoking pot - he wants to execute you! As Speaker of the House back in 1996 - Gingrich introduced the "Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996" - a bill calling for the execution of anyone convicted more than once of carrying two ounces of marijuana across the border.
Defending the bill - Gingrich said, "I have made the decision that I love our children enough that we will kill you if you do this."
Currently - more than half of all Americans support the legalization of marijuana - yet Gingrich is calling for the execution of those who carry it. How out of touch can you be?
(What do you think should happen to anyone with marijuana? Tell us here.)

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