Comment: There would be some short-term violence

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There would be some short-term violence

until people found that others weren't going to put up with it. The American people are very well armed and most are good people.

As for drugs, the free market would act over time to bring the prices down - including drugs that are now illegal.

Personally, I live in a neighborhood of mixed race on the poor side of town. Having direct experience with the folks around me leaves me with a much higher opinion of humanity that it seems most have. I've had conversations with people varying from gang members to a Nobel laureate.

Folks are folks.