A Video From Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Goes Viral The 420 Times Staff March 27, 2013 Activism, Exclusive Web Content, Politics, The War On DrugsMost viral videos on the internet involve music or groups of people dancing like the people they just saw on another viral video or animals being cute and/or eating each other. In other words, things that are less than important in the grand scheme of things.So it’s not every day that a video containing actual good information goes viral, like the one below. It comes from the organization Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). It features the group’s co-founder, retired Police Captain Peter Christ, who speaks at length with a news station about the failures of prohibition and why we should try a different path.As of this writing, the video (from October of last year) has over 217,000 views and has generated over 1,000 comments. It has likely been seen by thousands of people who never considered drug legalization as an alternative to the massive violence and criminal activity brought about by prohibition.Growing up, most people are told that drugs are bad and they need to be illegal to protect society. But what most people are not told is how prohibition enriches the most violent individuals among us and increases violence by driving up the price and profit margin for those illegal drugs. With more profits to be had comes more violence to protect those profits and to try and grab a bigger piece of the cash cow.Spread the word and let’s make this video even bigger. How about 1 million views!?!– Joe Klare– make sure you check out our new Forums and our “Stop The Ban in L.A.” Facebook page! 3 Responses MeeMan March 27, 2013 A LEAP of Faith is not needed when the Facts are on display! My praise to LEAP for telling it like it is. Log in to Reply James Gierach March 29, 2013 Great video! Log in to Reply Moondoggie March 30, 2013 I don’t know where this weed he’s talking about that’s cheaper than ever. In the 1970’s I could get all sort of marijuana for $100 an ounce or less. Now the cheapest I can find is $200 an ounce. Log in to ReplyLeave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.