Law Enforcement and Lobbyists Battle Over Need for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Police Brutality, War on Drugs | Comments

As is so often the case, to find the problem, follow the money. Washington D C and seven states have  realized the gross injustice in these asset forfeiture laws and have greatly improved them.  Since 2014, more than 29 states have enacted laws limiting asset forfeiture or making the civil asset forfeiture process more transparent. Most states continue to review them or have legislation pending. Why? Because as the “war on drugs”...

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Practical Tip – Do You Have a Loved One who is an Addict and is looking at Open Criminal Charges? DO This. kra

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, Take Action Now!, War on Drugs | Comments

If you have a loved one who is an addict, and that person is facing criminal charges not yet resolved, you should get the name and contact information of the prosecutor in the case. Then email that prosecutor, and/or the head of the office (the D A or the Attorney General) and ask them if you might meet with him/her personally for just a few minutes.  If you have a good lawyer, have him/her set it up. If you have a P D or some other lawyer who...

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Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018 – See the Charts, the FACTS! kra

Posted by on Mar 18, 2019 in Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

Here is the 2018 update with pertinent details of incarceration in America. Each number is a person, too many of them being people whose lives are ruined due to the injustice in the justice system!   Excerpts from the Article: Can it really be true that most people in jail are being held before trial? And how much of mass incarceration is a result of the war on drugs? These questions are harder to answer than you might think, because our...

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Feds accuse wealthy parents, celebrities, in college-entrance bribery scheme – Lock them UP! – kra

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

The best thing my parents ever gave me, at considerable sacrifice, was a great education. Here we see: An elaborate, and devious plot. Clever scheme. … Busted! This really is outrageous, and the participants – the wealthy parents, the conniving coaches, and the greedy masterminds – should get prison time. Beyond the individuals involved, the reputations of the schools involved are tarnished and, and for every child admitted...

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Mental health connection riding along on Georgetown police patrols – A Great Policy – kra

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Featured, Mental Illness, War on Drugs | Comments

I know that some – too few (just two others that I know of) – other police departments in Delaware are doing this. Dover PD is not yet, but I have a call in to the Chief to discuss it.  This policy most certainly will ease stress on police, who already have one of the most stressful jobs in America, and will aid in crime prevention. Indeed, police should lobby legislators for funding for such programs! Nobody knows the real numbers,...

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Pot-litics: 2020 Democrats line up behind Pot legalization – Because it Makes Sense! kra

Posted by on Mar 10, 2019 in Featured, Other Issues, War on Drugs | Comments

  Sure, some problems come with legalization, but they are negligible compared with the massive injustice caused by decades of prohibition! The Whole Article: A growing list of Democratic presidential contenders wants the U.S. government to legalize marijuana, reflecting a nationwide shift. California Sen. Kamala Harris says it’s the “smart thing to do.” New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has sponsored a legalization bill and it’s supported by...

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