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Oregon's Drug Decriminalization Effort a 'Tragedy': This Blue State 'Set An All-Time Record With 90 Murders In 2021'

Dan Springer : Jun 16, 2022  Fox News

[FoxNews.com] In November 2020, voters overwhelmingly passed Measure 110. The Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act secured 58% of the votes and decriminalized possession of small amounts of hard drugs such as heroin, meth, cocaine and fentanyl ... Sixteen months into this first-in-the-nation experiment, the numbers paint a bleak picture. Drug overdose deaths hit an all-time high in 2021 with 1069, a 41% increase from 2020. And very few people are getting into treatment ... "What we're absolutely seeing is that as drug possession has been decriminalized, property crimes have increased and so has violent crime," said District Attorney Kevin Barnett of Washington County, Oregon... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here Click here to read. (Screengrab image)







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