Obama Discusses Race and Justice System in Trayvon Martin Remarks

Pres. Obama's remarks on the Trayvon Martin case dealt extensively with issues of racial bias in the criminal justice system (starting at about 4:30). Drug laws are briefly touched on (4:38). Obama discusses his work in Illinois's legislature passing racial profiling legislation (9:30).
 
Media have focused on Obama's past involvement in the racial profiling issue in recent days. An Associated Press article yesterday detailed his efforts in the the Illinois legislature to address the issue. In a piece on Salon.com this morning, Edward McClelland posted audio of an interview with the president last year, including a recording Obama played of a 2000 campaign ad highlighting racial profiling (at about 40:20).
 
Video of the speech and interview follow:
 
 
 
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Kudos to you for being able

Kudos to you for being able to see the other view point! We need so much more of that in this world. You dont have to agree with it to understand it. All you were trying to do is answer the original question. If people are too stupid to understand that then thats their problem. :)

I love in California and have

I love in California and have a prescription.

You still aren't allowed to keep weed in the area of our vehicle that you can access. It goes in your trunk or you still get cited.

Just sayin. That's how they're currently handling the problem.

And correct me if I'm wrong but to my knowledge there was never an increase in traffic fatalities around the time medical marijuana was legalized.

Weed is not becoming stronger

Weed is not becoming stronger or more potent. An antipsychotic cannabinoid called CBD has been grown pretty much out of the strain though. Untill now.

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