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Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Presentation This Weekend: Legalize Drugs


Cops Say Legalize Drugs


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Lt. Tony Ryan, board member for L.E.A.P. (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and retired Denver police officer after 36 years of service, says;

“The War on drugs is a disaster for law enforcement. A total failure at reducing use or crime, that costs billions of dollars while making the problem worse and enriching drug dealers.”

One or more representatives of L.E.A.P. will present the case against pot prohibition (and other drugs) this weekend in Merrillville, Indiana.

Radisson Star Plaza, 800 East 81st Street – Merrillville, Indiana, Sunday, February 9, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time

Read Indiana NORML event page HERE

We here at THEI hope this is a productive session leading to a community consensus that ultimately is a positive influence on government..

THEI Supports Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Dear Supporter:

We recently celebrated the anniversary of a very significant day in reform movement history. December 5, 2013 marked the 80th anniversary of Repeal Day, on which alcohol prohibition was repealed and the 21st Amendment, regulating the legal sale of alcohol, was ratified. For all of us at Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, Repeal Day represents the attainability of our goal: ending the more enduring, infinitely more harmful and complex policy of drug prohibition. It’s incredible how far the drug policy reform movement has come just in the past year or two, and our success is owed to supporters like you.

This has been an outstanding year for LEAP. Let’s take a look at some of LEAP’s 2013 achievements by the numbers:

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788,290. Number of views to date of LEAP co-founder Captain Peter Christ’s YouTube video, “Retired Police Captain Demolishes the War on Drugs.” The video first went viral in March, and since then, viewers all over the world have contacted LEAP about Peter’s common sense argument for ending drug prohibition.

54,293. Number of signatures to date on LEAP’s Change.org petition since its launch in August. LEAP petitioned Attorney General Eric Holder, asking the Department of Justice to Stop Funding Racially Biased Marijuana Arrests.

36,680. Number of dollars LEAP supporters contributed to finance the production of a documentary film about LEAP leading 2012’s Caravan for Peace. In just 45 days, LEAP’s crowdfunding campaign, “Cops Lead Drug War Victims on a Journey for Peace,” drew enough interest to surpass our goal and secure the funding we needed to edit and distribute our footage. The film will be released in 2014, and is sure to become an inspiring piece of drug reform history.

More than 1,700.
 Number of LEAP presentations and appearances to date in 2013, including more than 1,000 media appearances and more than 700 in-person presentations. Our 170 speakers have been incredibly busy spreading LEAP’s message of legalization and regulation this year. We’re reaching millions, and we are able to do all that we do because of you, our loyal supporters.

Our speakers are more in-demand than ever, and we have big plans for 2014, including targeted campaigns in a number of states on the verge of legalizing marijuana. We need your help in keeping our momentum rolling. Please make a tax deductible contribution to LEAP today and count yourselfamong those who are an integral part of ending drug prohibition.

Thank you so much for your continued support, and have a wonderful holiday season.


Major Neill Franklin (Ret.)
Executive Director
Law Enforcement Against Prohibtion

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War on Drugs: Cops Say…the new LEAP video!

Featured Image: War on Drugs: Cops Say…the new LEAP video! SOURCE: Leap youtube Video

From youtube uploaded by CopsSayLegalizeDrugs

Published on May 6, 2013

See why Michelle Alexander calls Law Enforcement Against Prohibition “one of the most strongest voices against the War on Drugs anywhere in the world!” LEAP’s 10 year video demolishes the war on drugs and gives an intimate view into a remarkable organization of former drug warriors.

Update: Pot Civil War Issues(Video Reports)

From youtube uploaded by IAMHEMP420 on Mar 29, 2013

Are All 50 States Headed Towards Legalization Of Marijuana?

From youtube uploaded by AdamKokesh on Apr 1, 2013

Civil Disobedience: Smoke Down Prohibition IV:20

From youtube uploaded by wearechangect on Apr 1, 2013

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) vs the War on Drugs

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) : 40 Years of Drug War Failure (Video Report)

from youtube

Uploaded by  IAMHEMP420

Published on Jan 13, 2013