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Legalizing Heroin.

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Legalizing Heroin Don't you just hate it when you come home to a house that has been burgled or look across to an elderly lady being mugged; well this is a main point to my argument. So ladies and gentleman, good evening and today I'm going to talk about the legalization of heroin and why i'm for it. Heroin is the main reason for crime. Heroin-related deaths number in the hundreds every year, while some analysts attribute as much as 70 percent of all property crimes to heroin. ...read more.

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If you are at a legally consenting age, you can do what you want to yourself, so long as you don't cause harm to others, intentionally or not. If you use drugs, and do cause harm, or do something whilst under the influence of drugs, such as drive a vehicle, which could cause harm, then you, would be in big trouble. And I quote 'as a civilization we need to respect individual rights; as individuals we need to ensure we respect the rights of others, and by our actions not to harm anyone else. ...read more.

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Overdoses would be very rare, as users would know their correct doses. Street crime would virtually disappear, along with its main cause, getting money so an addict can fund their next fix. Impose harsh penalties on anyone who causes harm to anyone else whilst under the influence of drugs. I conclude that legalizing drugs makes sense as long as you are at a legally consenting age; you can do what you want to your selves, so long as you don't harm others. This would cut all crimes at least by half and especially the major ones, theft and burglary. I hope this may have changed your minds on this topic and I wish you a good day. Thank you. ...read more.

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