Pubdate: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA) Copyright: 2011 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Contact: http://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/letters/sendletter.html Website: http://www.ajc.com/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/28 Author: Joe Williams ENDING WAR ON DRUGS WOULD REMOVE INCENTIVE One of the surest ways to ease the immigration problem would be to end America's insane war on drugs. The battle to supply illegal drugs to the U.S. has turned Mexico into one of the most violent countries on the planet. Thousands of people were murdered in drug-related incidents just last year. Many Mexicans who might otherwise stay home are fleeing to the U.S. for their safety. Ending the drug war wouldn't completely stop illegal immigration, but it would remove one of the strongest incentives. Joe Williams Douglasville - --- MAP posted-by: Richard R Smith Jr.