We're very close to creating an independent commission to
urge Congress and President Obama to reduce incarceration and improve public
safety. This commission is a great opportunity to put our failing drug policies
Please contact your Senators today before Congress adjourns
for the year. Tell them to pressure
Senate leadership to pass the National Criminal Justice Commission Act.
We hope to force Congress and the President to consider
important ideas like making marijuana legal, treating drug use as a health
issue instead of a criminal justice issue, and eliminating failed drug war programs that waste taxpayer money.
Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) and others have a plan to pass the
bill, but in order for the plan to work we
need to show enormous support. Please
contact your Senators now and help pass this critical legislation. Together we
can march this bill over the finish line. We're very close.