The main paragraphs from the address of His Eminence, Cardinal Dougherty, the
Archbishop of Philadelphia, to the Catholic societies of the Archdiocese on New
Year's Day 1931: "Having heard the report on behalf of the
members of the Total Abstinence Society, it occurs to me to say that when the
law prohibiting alcoholic drink was passed, many thought that there would be no
further need for our temperance or total-abstinence societies. Hence the
practice of giving a pledge against intoxicating liquors to boys and girls at
Confirmation was discontinued. There seemed to be no need of it.""But, unfortunately. Prohibition has not performed the miracles that were
expected. According to experts, such as judges, public officials, social service
workers, and others, there is as much, perhaps even more, drunkenness and
intemperance today than before the passage of the Volstead Act."
Is there any existing, opposed or proposed gun legislation that might have
changed the outcome? From the newspaper reports he was a someone mentally
disturbed on drugs.
knock and announce warrants don't seem to have been so successful this year in
Ogden. They served the wrong house and shot the wrong person earlier in the
year. I can't hear someone talking on my front porch. This raid could have
happened in the light of day and potentially saved a life. In my opinion
was losing the life over a marijuana plant(s) worth the cost? NO!