USA Green Party Candidates Call To Decriminalize All Drugs

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Green Party presidential candidates Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker are calling for the decriminalization of all drugs as part of their proposed police reforms. POLICE REFORM AND DEFUNDING ARE NOT ENOUGH Reforming police practices and reallocating portions of police budgets to the provision of social services are not enough. The leading candidates for the Green Party’s presidential ticket Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker are calling for “radical changes” to policing, including decriminalization of all drugs. Switzerland found tremendous reductions in crimes and social problems with supervised use of legal heroin. Sending in cops instead of social services and economic resources has been at the center of the public austerity program of the power structure.

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Green Party presidential candidates Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker are calling for the decriminalization of all drugs as part of their proposed police reforms.

The leading candidates for the Green Party’s presidential ticket Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker are calling for “radical changes” to policing, including decriminalization of all drugs. The plan also includes community control of police and using federal funds in police budgets specifically to “pay for the services...

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