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Kurt Bills on Drugs

 


Eliminate most funding from DEA's "War on Drugs"

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kurt Bills on Tuesday offered his support to a plan to cut foreign aid to one-tenth of its current size, greatly reduce farm subsidies, means-test for Social Security benefits and eliminate most federal funding for the Drug Enforcement Agency's "War on Drugs."

Bills said he won't advocate legalization of drugs that now are illegal, but would cut funding to the Drug Enforcement Agency's efforts to keep drugs from entering the country. Bills said those efforts are not working.

"I do think that the federal government has become too involved in their war on drugs," Bills said. He said he would redirect some of the DEA's funding to local law enforcement, "if there's some left."

Source: Star-Tribune on 2012 MN Senate debate , May 29, 2012

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