Pubdate: Thu, 30 Nov 2006
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette (MI)
Copyright: 2006 Kalamazoo Gazette
Author: Steve Thompson


It is Pastor John Moore, who wrote the Nov. 17 letter, "Should have
cut drug comments," who should be asking for God's mercy and
forgiveness when he condemns a creation of God. Cannabis is a green,
seed-bearing plant, given to mankind and pronounced by God as good on
the very first page of the Bible. Or perhaps Moore believes God made a

Perhaps Moore did recently preside over the funeral of a 19-year-old
young man killed by a drug overdose. But it's an ironclad sure bet
that the teenager did not overdose on marijuana. There is not a single
recorded case in all of medical history of a death because of a
marijuana overdose or allergic reaction. Not one.

Marijuana prohibition and botched drug raids kill more people every
single year than have died in all of recorded history from actually
using this God-created plant. By a ratio of hundreds to zero.

The Rev. Steven B. Thompson

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