Why is Andy Lopez dead? One look at him reminds me how he could be my son, or yours. He could be any kid in America — and he should be alive. Andy Lopez is a victim of our own exaggerated media-driven fears to which even grown men and women in uniform have succumbed.
America “needs to get to its children, before its children get to the drugs.” I’ve always believed in those words and went so far as coining it as a spokesperson for the DARE program in South Florida some years ago. Do I still believe it? Absolutely. But when it comes to marijuana, I now believe […]