We must boycott Motel 6 and stand against all those who seek to harm our loved ones.
Originally published at Drug Policy Alliance. As I walked to the Mexican Consulate on a blustery winter day in New York City last week to join a protest calling for justice for the 43 missing university students of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, I began to think of warmer days that did not require layers and gloves. For […]
This week, nearly 3.5 million working families took a stand against the devastating effects marijuana prohibition has had on the residents of Washington, D.C. SEIU, the nation’s largest private sector labor union, the UFCW and D.C. Working Families came out in support of D.C’s marijuana legalization initiative (Initiative 71) and took a stand against the discriminatory enforcement practices that target […]
Original version here. It’s a far too familiar scene happening everyday all over the country: a person is arrested, incarcerated, possibly deported, for a non-violent drug related offense, and a family is torn apart. Thanks to the failed war on drugs, that person is most likely an African-American or a Latino even though whites use […]