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Top Senate Democrat Blocks Vote Banning Tax-Payer Dollars for Crack Pipe Distribution


Earlier this month news broke that the Biden Regime was set to fund the distribution of crack pipes to drug addicts as part of its plan to advance “racial equity.”

The Biden White House later lied openly about the program saying the state-funded safe smoking kits would only include “alcohol swabs, lip balm, other materials to promote hygiene and reduce the transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis.”

But the HHS later confirmed to Senator Marsha Blackburn that the kits did indeed include free crack pipes for drug addicts.

On Friday Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) proposed a bill to prevent US taxpayer dollars from paying for crack pipes to addits.

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Top Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) blocked the bill.

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The Daily Caller reported:

Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy blocked a vote on a bill introduced by Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio that would prohibit the federal government from funding drug paraphernalia distribution.

Rubio and Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin introduced the Preventing Illicit Paraphernalia for Exchange Systems (PIPES) Act on Feb. 11, following a report that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would fund the distribution of crack pipes and other drug paraphernalia. The White House and HHS later denied that the $30 million grant program would fund crack pipes, with Press Secretary Jen Psaki saying that the safe smoking kits would only include “alcohol swabs, lip balm, other materials to promote hygiene and reduce the transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis.”

However, Rubio noted, the HHS confirmed in a letter to Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn that the safe smoking kits would include mouthpieces.

“A mouthpiece isn’t what you think, it isn’t some flat thing that you put on your mouth. The mouthpiece is basically the cylindrical tube, straw-looking thing, that you attach to the crack pipe. Now the pipe will have to be shared by the addicts, but they’re each going to have their own little tube that they can attach to smoke it. I just don’t think the federal government should be paying for that,” Rubio said.



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