Tag: delaware


SSDP Tulane takes action on Smarter Sentencing Act, S. 1410

Written by Emma Tuttleman-Krieger, President of the Tulane University SSDP chapter In the midst of final exams week, SSDP Tulane organized an “Activism Study Break” to help students urge their senators to vote in favor of mandatory minimum sentencing reform like the Smarter Sentencing Act (SSA), S. 1410. Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) initiated a national call-in day on December 11th which provided short

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Mid-Atlantic Conference a Huge Success!

More than 50 students from all over the Mid-Atlantic region convened at the Northern Virginia Community Collegein Woodbridge, VA this past weekend for the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Conference. Chapters traveled from Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and even as far away as Georgia to learn about advocacy from some of the most accomplished names in the movement.   Panels and Workshops Panels and

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Medical Marijuana in Delaware

This morning, Delaware Governor Jack Markel signed the state’s medical marijuana bill into law, making Delaware the 16th state to have legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The bill received final legislative approval Wednesday. A spokesman said Markell wanted to sign the measure as quickly as possible because of the lengthy time that will be needed to get a state-run system

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Drug Testing for the Scrap Booking Club?

Parents of a student in the Delaware Valley School District have threatened a law suit over the student drug testing policy that requires all students to be tested if they want to participate in sports, extra curricular activities or have campus parking permits. The student in question wanted to be part of the scrap-booking club and her parents asked that she be

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