Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an international 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization of criminal justice professionals who bear personal witness to the wasteful futility and harms of our current drug policies.
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
LEAP speaker and former federal jailer Regina Hufnagel bore direct witness to the inequities, futility, and racism of the War on Drugs while her federal prison released child abusers and kept pot users inside.
Leap's Stephen Downing talks to the Real News when the federal government temporarily suspended the perverse incentives of civil asset forfeiture, a program that has since been reinstated.
Former corrections counselor Patrick Heintz shares his experience with and anger at the hypocrisy and futility of our approach to drugs.
She had to set child abusers free while pot users remained in jail
Neill Franklin speaks to The National on CBC
LEAP takes on The Waters of March
Stephen Downing on the Real News in Baltimore
Addiction begins as pleasure seeking and ends as pain reduction
Upcoming LEAP Events
2016 National Libertarian Convention: Neill Franklin May 28, 2016 There will be a 15-20 minute presentation to Libertarian Party delegates at 1:20 PM in the Grand Ballroom C/D/E. There will also be a hour-long seminar presentation on The Changes in the Drug War and its Policies on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Salon 2