It is undeniable that marijuana legalization has become one of the most controversial topics within the United States today. However, it is not the only controversial topic within the country: same-sex marriage has taken the country by storm as well.
But what do these issues have in common? Quite a lot actually. Both topics face a lot of predated prejudice to overcome and have witnessed slow but continual change over the past decade.
In this interview by Big Think, Former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank — who has been a dedicated advocate for removing criminal sanctions against marijuana — shares how much the legalization revolution is exactly like same-sex marriage and how both are ultimately inevitable.
Check out this incredibly sensible and influential argument and let us know what you think of Frank’s argument. Either way, we all know that the taboo surrounding both issues is fading away as we step into the modern age.