A discarded syringe next to Saint Mary's Cemetery on Quintard St. in Staten Island, NY. Supervised injection facilities have been proven to reduce such public blight, yet NYC's conservative bastion, which also has the city's highest overdose death rate, r
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No matter how uncomfortable state-sanctioned safe injection sites or
prescribed heroin might make us, it doesn’t change the fact that dead
people cannot recover from drug addiction. This raises a question of our societal values. Are we a society that
values the concept of abstinence more than the sanctity of human life?
If so, we forgo the right to call ourselves an advanced nation and a
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