Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do
Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do

CONTENTS

Front

AUTHOR'S NOTES

PART I

THE BASIC PREMISE

An Overview

What Are Consensual Crimes?

Separation of Society and State

Personal Morality Versus Governmental Morality

Relationship

PART II

WHY LAWS AGAINST CONSENSUAL
ACTIVITIES ARE NOT A GOOD IDEA

It's Un-American

Laws against Consensual Activities
Are Unconstitutional

Laws against Consensual Activities Violate
the Separation of Church and State,
Threatening the Freedom of and from Religion

Laws against Consensual Activities Are Opposed
to the Principles of Private Property,
Free Enterprise, Capitalism, and the Open Market

Enforcing Laws against Consensual Activities
is Very Expensive

Enforcing Laws against Consensual Activities
Destroys People's Lives

Intermission to Part II

Consensual Crimes Encourage Real Crimes

Consensual Crimes Corrupt Law Enforcement

The Cops Can't Catch 'Em; the Courts Can't
Handle 'Em; the Prisons Can't Hold 'Em

Consensual Crimes Promote Organized Crime

Consensual Crimes Corrupt the
Freedom of the Press

Laws against Consensual Activities
Teach Irresponsibility

Laws against Consensual Activities Are
Too Randomly Enforced to Be Either
a Deterrent or Fair

Laws against Consensual Activities
Discriminate against the Poor, Minorities, and Women

Problems Sometimes Associated with
Consensual Activities Cannot Be Solved
While They Are Crimes

Laws against Consensual Activities Create
a Society of Fear, Hatred, Bigotry, Oppression,
and Conformity; a Culture Opposed to
Personal Expression, Diversity, Freedom,
Choice and Growth

PART III

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE CONSENSUAL CRIMES

A Closer Look at the Consensual Crimes

Gambling

Drugs

How and Why Drugs Became Illegal

Opiates

Cocaine, Crack, Amphetamines

Psychedelics

Marijuana

Religious and Psychologically Therapeutic
Use of Drugs

Regenerative Use of Drugs and
Other Unorthodox Medical Practices

Prostitution

Pornography, Obscenity, Etc.

The Problem with Pornography

The Problem with Violence

The Problem with Censorship

The F-WORD

Violations of Marriage; Adultry, Fornication
Cohabitation, Bigamy, and Polygamy

Homosexuality

Unconventional Religious Practices

Unpopular Religious Practices

Suicide and Assisted Suicide

The Titanic Laws: Public Drunkenness, Loitering,
Vagrancy, Seat Belts, Motorcycle Helmets,
Public Nudity, Transvestism

PART IV

SIX CHAPTERS IN SEARCH OF A SHORTER BOOK

The Enlightenment or We Wer So Much Older Then;
We're Younger Than That Now

Prohibition: A Lesson in the Futility (and Danger) of Prohibiting

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What Jesus and the Bible Really Said about Consensual Crimes

Old Testament Admonitions

Jesus of Nazareth and Consensual Crime

Jesus on Sex and Marriage

Jesus and the Separation of Church and State

His Master's Voice?

Jerry & Pat

Traditional Family Values

Putting the "Problem" in Perspective

Hypocrites

PART V

WHAT TO DO?

Education, Not Legislation

A Call to My Media Brethren

Protective Technology

Hemp for Victory

A State-By-State Look at Consensual Crime

We Must All Hang Together

The Politics of Change

About the Author

Acknowledgments


Copyright 1996 Peter McWilliams & Prelude Press


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