November Coalition -- Educating the public about the increase in prison population in the US due to current drug laws. We alert citizens about the dangers of a federal authority acting beyond its constitutional constraints. The drug war is an assault of our civil rights and freedoms by federal and state governments.
The Lindesmith Center -- Drug Policy Foundation is working to broaden and better inform the public debate on drug policy and related issues.
Media Awareness Project -- A worldwide network dedicated to drug policy reform.
National Drug Strategy Network -- Addresses the world's drug problems by sharing information about drug control strategies.
-- Inform the public of rational alternatives to the drug war and
to bring about needed reforms.
Efficacy -- Advocating peaceful ways to respond to drug abuse. Encouraging citizens to examine drug policy, challenge the drug war and promote alternatives and public-health awareness.
Drug Reform Coordination Network -- DRCNet Supports rational policies consistent with peace, justice, freedom, compassion and truth.
Common Sense for Drug Policy -- Dedicated to drug policy law alternatives. Providing assistance to those working to reform current policies, facilitate coalition-building and educate through disseminating research, public forums and the media. Providing pro bono legal assistance to those adversely affected by drug policy.
Since 1970, NORML has remained the nation's principal organization dedicated to ending marijuana prohibition.
Family Watch -- Family Watch is concerned about the impact of drug policy on families, women and children.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse -- Informs Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives.
Forfeiture Endangers American Rights -- Dedicated to reform of federal and state asset forfeiture laws to restore due process and protect property rights in the forfeiture process.
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation --FAMM Foundation -- Working to reform mandatory sentencing laws that remove judicial discretion. To ensure equity and fairness at all stages of the sentencing process, FAMM works to improve sentencing guidelines.
Mandatory minimum or federal guideline sentences - The people in this section have all been sentenced to long mandatory minimum or federal guideline sentences. Parole was abolished from the federal system in 1986, so they will serve the full lengths of time. Under the inflexible sentencing systems established in the heat of the Drug War, harsh, irrationally long sentences for very minor offenders is the rule, not the exception. stopthedrugwar
Strategies - Promotes effective approaches to the nation's drug
problems and Supports private and public efforts to reduce the demand
for drugs through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement
and community initiatives.
Copyright Kari Sable 1994-2006
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