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The Radical Center

Drug Warriors and Gun Violence

Drugs can kill users. Drug warriors can kill anybody.

A CBS report on street violence in Chicago makes clear that a major cause — if not the major cause — of these deaths is because drug gangs are fighting over turf. Jack Riley, the DEA chief for Chicago, says that he is absolutely sure that most the gun deaths are part of the fight for drug turf.

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James Peron

James Peron

James Peron is the president of the Moorfield Storey Institute, was the founding editor of Esteem a LGBT publication in South Africa under apartheid.