Daily Archives: 06/11/2013

Drug Reform for A Healthy Community

Update: On May 1st, S.B 649, the Local Control in Sentencing Act, authored by Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), was approved by the Senate in a 23-14 vote, and moves now to the state Assembly for consideration. Read the entire…

Scores of Privacy Groups to Government: Halt Secret Spying

The ACLU of California joins 85 other leading privacy groups, academic institutions, and businesses to call on Congress to take immediate action to halt the secret spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) on phone records and Internet activity of…

SB 649: Drug Reform for Healthy & Safe Communities

If a lengthy jail sentence kept people from becoming addicted, we wouldn’t have any drug problems. But California knows from experience that lengthy jail sentences for possession of a small amount of drugs for personal use just makes things worse…