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600 Churches Call For an End to the Drug War
The New England Conference of United Methodist Churches recently voted in favor of a resolution calling for an end to the drug war.
LEAP co-founder Jack Cole worked with the assembly to pass the resolution, which ends with a statement of support for LEAP.
The full resolution can be viewed here.
LEAP board member and former prosecutor Dr. Inge Fryklund authored this article for the US Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute on the Special Inspector General’s quarterly report to Congress, noting that the U.S. goal of opium poppy prohibition is both unachievable and a contributing factor in the continuing instability of Afghanistan. Click here to read
Former Deputy Chief of the LAPD, Stephen Downing, tells the Real News about how the forfeiture program has gone terribly wrong and reveals a shocking statistic about the number of seizures that come from actual charges.
LEAP speakers, Justice John Delaney (Ret.) and NYPD undercover narcotics oficer Joanne Naughton (Ret.) come from very different parts of the country and tell the same story about our failed drug policies.
Carrie Roberts, a new LEAP speaker, was a female guard at an all male prison and saw the devastation of otherwise good people caused by mass incarceration and the War on Drugs.
Neill Franklin and Michael Wood on the major causes of, and solutions to, gun violence
Stephen Downing reveals the hidden side of Asset Forfeiture
A texas judge and a NYPD cop lay out the War on Drugs
A former undercover narcotics officers confronts her past
Former Correctional Officer talks about addiction and race behind bars
Speaking With One Voice: John Delaney February 13, 2016 Cops, Docs, and Clergy Event – “Speaking With One Voice” Hosted by: Texans for Accountable Government and Sponsored by: Pi Gamma Mu, Clergy for a New Drug Policy and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Each speaker will be given 12