Current Action Alerts

The House recently passed The Heroes Act with provisions to release people from jails, prisons, and detention centers. Join us in urging the Senate to swiftly take up this measure and pass The Heroes Act with the decarceration provisions intact. 

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of people in prison with drug offenses and more will die unless our lawmakers act now. Tell Congress to support the COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act to protect people behind bars. 

People behind bars, including many for drug offenses, have already tragically died. Join us in calling on the CDC to include the release of people from prison and jails in its COVID-19 guidelines to slow the spread and save lives.

COVID-19 has already taken the lives people in federal custody including people incarcerated for drug charges. Tell Congress to support the Emergency Community Supervision Act and immediately release people in federal prison who are at-risk of COVID-19.

Demand that your Governor reduce incarceration and immigrant detention capacity, stop minor arrests, and ensure continued access to medication-assisted treatment and medical marijuana.

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act) would end federal marijuana prohibition in a fair and just way by prioritizing and reinvesting in those who have been most affected by our failed marijuana laws. Tell Congress to support it.

The war on marijuana is far from over – even in states where it’s legal. Tell Congress to support the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act which will de-schedule marijuana at the federal level. 

Tell your Members of Congress to support the CARE Act which will give communities across the country the critical resources they need to address the overdose crisis. This is an opportunity to shift federal priorities where they belong – away from punitive policies to health-based solutions.

During his declaration of a national emergency at the border, President Trump yet again called for the death penalty for people who sell drugs. Tell Congress to stand against harsh drug penalties and to instead adopt the solutions that will save lives.

The DEA could ban kratom and place it in Schedule I at any moment – putting the millions of people who use it at risk of arrest, prosecution and incarceration. Several recent news reports indicate a DEA ruling is imminent. Help us defend kratom from the DEA.