Ex-Gov. Rowland: Minority Drug Dealers The Problem

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\"rowlandIn a blog post today, our former and felonious governor says liberals don\’t like the fact that \”too many people of color are selling drugs with 1,500 feet of schools.\” This year, state legislators are expected to consider a proposal that will ease penalties for minor drug offenses near schools.

Clogging our jails with low-level drug offenders, isn\’t a problem, Rowland reasons:

The Connecticut Sentencing Commission, directed by the puppeteer former State Rep. Michael Lawlor has approved a recommendation to reduce the zones around schools to make it easier to sell drugs and lower the penalties. Their argument is that too many people of color are getting arrested well…… maybe too many people of color are selling drugs within 1,500 feet of schools ? Why change the law just because you don’t like who is actually getting arrested for committing the crime?

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