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H.R.72 Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2013, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.

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  • 77% of users oppose H.R.72

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    • NumbersUSA

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 18, 2013, by molonlabe - We need to end the war on drugs, not escalate it and waste more taxpayer money. The war on drugs has made the Mexican border a dangerous place just like prohibition made Chicago a dangerous place. Why do politicians continue to pursue these failed policies?

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    • H.R.72 Border Security, Cooperation, and Act Now Drug War Prevention Act of 2013 - January 04, 2013 by OpenCongress - To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms in

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      As noted by OpenCongress on January 04, 2013, "To provide for emergency deployments of United States Border Patrol agents and to increase the number of DEA and ATF agents along the international border of the United States to increase resources to identify and eliminate illicit sources of firearms in" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/113-h72/show)
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