decriminalization

Pot Arrests Grow Despite Increasing Support for Legalization

October 6, 2017

The FBI’s latest local law enforcement report reveals arrests for marijuana-related offenses grew slightly in 2016, despite the fact that most Americans think pot should be legal

War on Drugs

December 17, 2014
LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the budget bill bans the feds from going after states with legal medical marijuana, but may prevent DC from legalizing marijuana

Contextualizing Baltimore’s Recent Police Shooting

December 17, 2014

LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the so called war on drugs and the over-policing of marginalized communities is the context for many negative interactions experienced by law enforcement

Latin America

October 2, 2013
Abortion remains legally restricted in almost all of Latin America, and in Bolivia clandestine abortions are the third leading cause of maternal deaths