Kamala Harris Pushes For Marijuana Legalization In New Book

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She was the first woman attorney general of California and first African American to occupy that position.

"When we had the 2016 elections, it was at the height of Ferguson and Baltimore, and we still didn't have serious engagement with criminal justice reform", said Phillip Atiba Goff, the president of the Center for Policing Equity, referring to the protests that followed the deaths of black men at the hands of police officers in Missouri and Maryland.

Harris, 54, on a brief tour to promote her new book, "The Truths We Hold: An American Journey", has been coy about whether she'll run, but several sources with knowledge of her plans told the CBS that she will soon go public with her decision, likely during a campaign rally in Oakland. But several sources knowledgeable about her plans say she is ready, and has in fact chose to run, with the enthusiastic blessing of her husband and two stepchildren.

Harris also touches on other drugs as a whole, writing, "We also need to stop treating drug addiction like a public safety crisis instead of what it is: a public health crisis".

As a woman of color, Harris is no stranger to breaking the political glass ceiling in her state, which is why her mother warned her about the racial and gender stereotypes she would face.

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While Harris said that she took "full responsibility", she did not apologize and did not acknowledge the alleged victim involved in the incident.

What her book doesn't address, however, is the many times her own office contributed to that dark history. Sources now indicate that Harris, a popular figure among the Democratic Party base, is planning a campaign announcement set for January 19, which is, by no coincidence, Martin Luther King Day. Former US President Barack Obama described her as trailblazer. Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall.

"It is a false choice to suggest that we're going to hold 800,000 federal workers and all of the services that they provide hostage for this president's vanity project", Ms. Harris said.

"Any good parenting would tell you that you don't listen to those kinds of tantrums, and you don't reward that behaviour", she said. Kamala Harris is taking on what could be a hurdle in a Democratic primary: her past as a prosecutor.

"We've had enough of these powerful voices that are trying to sow hate and division among us", Ms. Harris said.

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