Dedicated To:

Healing the Sick

Shining Light in the Dark

Freeing the Captives

Feeding the Hungry

We are Legalizers. Without legalization there is no hope.
 — Legalizing Doesn’t Mean Proselytizing — 

Legalization Can Instantly Reduce:
Deaths,   Disease,   Crime,   Corruption,   &   Addiction

Like Harm Reduction? Legalization is the Good, Better and Best option to do so.
Please don’t make the perfect the enemy of the good.

Carol of the Bells (LEAP Style)

A delightful, heartfelt take on the Carol of the Bells from Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

Video Title: 
LEAP cops say seasons greeting and end the drug war!

John Erskine, 1922, “Prohibition is incompatible with Christianity”

Prohibition is incompatible with Christianity

Attributed to: 
John Erskine Ph.D., LLD.

1922, Must Christians Choose Between the Bible and Prohibition?

In 1922 John Erskine Ph.D., LLD, published a short book, more like an extended essay, entitled, Must Christians Choose Between the Bible and Prohibition? In the first paragraph he sets out the thesis: Prohibition is incompatible with Christianity.

He gives it a personalized tone through relaying key points in his conversations with a Presbyterian friend.

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) Publishes Workbook for Citizens

ASA just published a 50 page workbook for citizens interested in being effective in informing politicians and others on the need to regulate marijuana in a legal market.

Bob Ramsey’s Great Collection of Anti-Prohibition Information

It’s not huge, and he says of himself, “A webmaster I ain’t,” but I believe in quality not quantity.

Wells Fargo’s prison cash cow: The bailed-out bank has used its taxpayer money to invest in private prisons

More of an “In the News” item, but it’s here in the Economics section because it’s about a major player in the banking system.

Writer Asks Us If We Support (Re)Legalizing Marijuana

This question came yesterday:

I know evangelical Pat Robertson is a proponent of the legalization of marijuana and against the War on Drugs.

Does the Christians Against Prohibition Addicted to Love, support the legalization of marijuana? Remember Genesis 1:29, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.” This in itself promoted marijuana.

Yes or No???

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Yes, this is from Genesis.

Alzheimer’s Disease Information Pages

A useful collection of information about Alzheimer’s Disease and also research on the use of marijuana to treat it.

Join Cops & Moms’ Demonstration Against the Drug War

Please join us in Boston, Massachusetts Friday, May 4, 2012 @ 10:00 AM in front of the State House to protest the Evil Religion of Hate (Drug War).

LEAP Says Stop Incarceration for Profit

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition asks everyone (supporters, Associate Members, and Speakers) to call their governors to speak out against the heinous practice of imprisoning others for profit.

Scoundrels and Oppressive Laws

The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.

Attributed to: 
H. L. Mencken

One’s Principles

It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.

Attributed to: 
Alfred Adler

LEAP Speaker Patrick Heintz Testifies in Favor of an Act to Regulate and Tax the Cannabis Industry

LEAP Speaker Patrick Heintz, a retired Counselor/Corrections Officer, testifies in favor of Bill H01371 — An Act to regulate and tax the cannabis industry.

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2012-03-06 LEAP’s Testimony for Mass Bill H01371 to Regulate the Cannabis Industry

Stanton Peele Takes on AA, the Toughest Drug to Quit, and Prohibitionists Perverting Kids

Here are three recent pieces worth reading.

In this first piece, he points out (among other things) the harms inflicted by the zero-tolerance and abstinence-only mindsets.

Massachusetts Legislators Ask for Public Comments on Bill H01371, An Act to Regulate and Tax the Cannabis Industry

On Tuesday, March 6th (which happened to be the day of the Republican Primaries), a committee of Massachusetts legislators scheduled public comments on 57 bills.

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2012-03-06 Testimony for Mass Bill H01371 to Regulate the Cannabis Industry

Please Support Guatemalan President

LEAP supports this. You can find a link to it on their homepage, upper right sidebar.

I have much to publish here, but have to get it in order first.

So much happening.

If you haven’t, please call, write, and/or email all your politicians on the need to end Prohibition: state reps and congressional.

In the mean time, in case you haven’t heard, Pat Robertson has come out again in favor of ending marijuana prohibition.

Just So You Know

In case you are doing a search on the inter webs for “Christians against Prohibition” and you stumble across these three comments:

Andrew C. Bairnsfather Asks Crawford Church to Pray for Prohibitionists - 2012-01-15

On the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday,

Video Title: 
2012-01-15 Prayer Request for the Prohibitionists

War as Escapism

War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.

Attributed to: 
Thomas Mann


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