It's easy to say, 'It's the law, I'm sorry, guys, I can't do it. ... The history of this country is about change brought about by people having the courage to say, 'This law makes no sense.'

October 12, 2018 AT 3:00 AM

Ed Rendell, a former Pennsylvania governor, mayor and district attorney, on why he joined the board of a nonprofit seeking to open the nation's first safe injection facility where addicts can use illegal drugs under medical supervision as a way to combat the opioid crisis. Such facilities violate federal law.

Source: NPR