Should Drugs Be Legalized? Essay

1002 Words May 7th, 2015 null Page
The argument on whether drugs should be legalized has been going on for so long now. Some people say as an Americans we have the right to choose whether we want to do drugs or not. It is really hard to control the consumption of drugs, because people are going to do them whether they are legal or illegal. Other people say that the laws that are being enforced now are good to control drugs. “There will also be more unpublicized fatal and maiming crashes, more job accidents, more child neglect, more of everything associated with substance abuse”(M. Kendrecke). This is something that nobody wants, but are some of the consequences that come along with drug legalization. I do not feel that the American people are ready for things like this, but want drugs to be legalized. Some politicians like Bunny Calvin think that drugs should be legalized in the United States. He states that our towns are made up of a high percentage of retired, elderly, college students, and young families that all have a different opinion and perspective hearing this from their town leader.
When people talk about legalizing drugs they often compare this to the prohibition of alcohol. They say that the same crime and deaths now are like it was when alcohol was prohibited. Alcohol can be used as to drink when you had a hard day at work or to get blacked out drunk at party so a person can become more fun or social. Drugs are used the get a high that compares to nothing else and like alcohol very addicting.…

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