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Free Heroin For Junkies? Seattle Explores Public Funding For Druggies

It’s like there’s a never ending duel between Portland and Seattle to who can out-wackjob the other. Seattle now one-ups Portland, as city councilor Sally Bagshaw wants public funds to go toward paying for illicit street drugs for junkies.

The Maven reports:

Several Seattle City Council members have announced that they plan to move forward with multi-million dollar, taxpayer-funded proposal to purchase a massive recreation vehicle that would provide intravenous drug users with a space to shoot up.

One city council member said she would even like to look into the option of providing illegal drugs for users.

“We were looking at those city-owned and county-owned properties, but none were really viable that were appropriate,” Seattle Human Services Department representative Meg Olberding told KIRO.

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