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How Jury Duty Gives You the Power to Erase Bad Laws | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. Fox on October 10, 2018

A good reason not to bail out of jury duty.

For more info see-

The Tenth Amendment Center and Fully Informed Jury Association

Note-You are likely to get into trouble talking about nullification in the jury room. So don’t.

https://www.thedailybell.com/all-articles/news-analysis/how-jury-duty-gives-you-the-power-to-erase-bad-laws/

By Joe Jarvis

There’s not a single person that has to go to prison in the USA for growing, selling, using, or possessing marijuana.

But 21 states still prohibit marijuana use, cultivation, or sale in any form, even for medical use.

Everything cannabis related is still illegal at the federal level. As a schedule 1, highly illegal drug, marijuana is considered just as dangerous and addictive as heroin.

Yet PEW Research says 62% of Americans nationwide support marijuana legalization.

So it is reasonable to think that about 7 or 8 people on any randomly selected 12 person jury disagree with laws criminalizing marijuana.

And those people have the power to deliver a not guilty verdict, based on their belief that marijuana laws are unjust. Read the rest of this entry »

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