MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.’S STEPS OF NONVIOLENCE

Step 1: Gather Information Learn all you can about the problems you see in your community through the media, social and civic organizations, and by talking to the people involved. Step 2: Educate Others Armed with your new knowledge, it is your duty to help those around you, such as your neighbors, relatives, friends and co-workers, better understand the problems facing society. Build a team of people devoted to finding solutions. Be sure to include those who will be directly affected by your work.

Excerpts from The Law of Love by M.K. Gandhi

edited by Anand T. Hingorani and available previously on Internet (see address at bottom of page) 1. THE LAW OF LOVE CONSCIOUSLY or unconsciously, we are acting non-violently towards one another in daily life. All well-constructed societies are based on the Law of Non-violence. I have found that life persists in the midst of destruction and, therefore, there must be a higher law than that of destruction. Only under that law would a well-ordered sociey be intelligible and life worth living. And, if that is the Law of Life we have to work it out in daily life.

Hemp & the Constitution

Ninth and Tenth amendments prohibit punishment of crimes without victims. The first amendment protects our right to practice any religion, some of which include the use of marijuana. US Constitution Ninth Amendment stipulates: "The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."   Hemp is a raw material used for at least 10,000 years for making food, clothing, housing, paper and other consumer goods. The U.S.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.’S PRINCIPLES OF NONVIOLENCE

1. Nonviolence is a way of life for courageous people. • It is active nonviolent resistance to evil. • It is assertive spiritually, mentally, and emotionally. • It is always persuading the opponent of the justice of your cause. 2. Nonviolence seeks to win friendship and understanding. • The end result of nonviolence is redemption and reconciliation. • The purpose of nonviolence is the creation of the Beloved Community. 3. Nonviolence seeks to defeat injustice, not people. • Nonviolence holds that evildoers are also victims. 4.

Prohibition and the constitution

The seventy year prohibition of cannabis marijuana cultivation violates the constitution of the United States for several reasons. The first is that the legislation which started marijuana prohibition was the 1937 marijuana tax act created by agents of the Department of treasury to evade the constitution and eradacate cannabis hemp cultivation from American farms.

Hemp & the Bible

As for what God might think of hemp/marijuana prohibition, you don't have to read your Bible passed the first chapter for the answer to that question. Genesis 1:29 "And God said behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed which is upon all of the face of the Earth, and every tree with seed in it's fruit; you shall have them for food."   Not only does hemp have seeds, scientist say that hemp seeds are one of the two most nutritious food sources known to man.