Kat Timpf: Fentanyl crackdown would give government excuse to ‘violate civil liberties’

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Fox News personality Kat Timpf makes the case that the US government should not crack down on the smuggling of fentanyl on ‘Gutfeld!’

KAT TIMPF: You also don’t have to agree with me on complete legalization to realize why the plan to designate cartels or drug dealers as terrorists is a really bad idea. Designating a new terrorist group would just give the government more expanded surveillance powers, more excuses to violate civil liberties. And anyone who’s been paying attention knows that will definitely be abused. 

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Just like how the Patriot Act was put in place with the promise of protecting us against another 9/11 but wound up violating the rights of everyone from Muslim-Americans to parents who criticize their school boards. Plus, the more the government tries to crack down on smuggling, the more you actually push the black market towards fentanyl.

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