Biden admin uses Covid funds for CRACK PIPES
The Biden administration is rolling out a $30 million program to distribute "smoking kits" (crack pipes and other paraphernalia) to drug addicts in the interest of harm reduction. LGBTQ and African-American addicts will be prioritized. It will be paid for in part with surplus funds that had been earmarked for pandemic relief. RT America's Natasha Sweatte reports. Then conservative commentator Melik Abdul and Georgia state Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler share their insights.
But first, truckers blocked Ambassador Bridge, one of the most important points for the flow of commerce between the US and Canada. Canadian PM Justin Trudeau accused the Freedom Convoy of trying to "blockade our democracy" and Ottawa has stepped up efforts to quell the protest. Officials have described it as an "insurrection" or "siege," but the Freedom Convoy has sparked debate across Canada freedom of assembly and its role in society. The Premier of Saskachawan set a time and date for the abolition of onerous COVID-19 regulations at the provincial level, a decision informed in part by the actions of the truckers demonstrating in Ottawa.
Plus, Andrew Langer of the Institute for Liberty and certified health nutritionist Troy Casey react to New York City schools' decision to switch to an all-vegan menu on Fridays.