[WikiEN-l] Arbcom has completely lost its mind

Sam Korn smoddy at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 16:40:47 UTC 2006

On 2/10/06, Daniel R. Tobias <dan at tobias.name> wrote:
> On 8 Feb 2006 at 22:49, Sam Korn <smoddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/8/06, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> > > But you would impose US law even in a country where smoking weed is legal.
> >
> > Given that most of our users and most significant press coverage is
> > American, yes.  That is why I drew the line there.  Yes, I know it
> > isn't perfect.  But it's better than anything else I've seen.
> But it's not against U.S. law to discuss, or advocate, smoking weed.
> After all, "High Times" magazine is published in the United States.
> Some of the government's drug warriors have wished they could ban all
> advocacy of drug use as well as the drug use itself, but so far the
> First Amendment has stopped them.

No.  But it's bad publicity to say that we accept people who break the
law and proclaim it proudly.  No, it's not a legal necessity.  But it
is a public relations matter, and I see no reason why it should not be

Can anyone think of an alternative line to draw?


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