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Freedom Fighter of the Month 2009-12 Corina Amato

Freedom Fighter of the MonthDecember 2009 – Corina Amato Watchdog Baltimore By Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator Marylanders and Americans everywhere were shocked and saddened by the case of Mayor Cheye Calvo in Berwyn Heights, whose door was broken down by a drug task force that was executing a raid on the mayor’s home over […]

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Freedom Fighter of the Month 2009-10 Rep. Steve Cohen

Freedom Fighter of the MonthOctober 2009 – Rep. Steve Cohen Democrat, Tennessee By Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator Congressman Steve Cohen joins Rep. Barney Frank as the only politicians to be named Freedom Fighter of the Month in nineteen years. Rep. Cohen wins for his defense of the truth in the face of standard Washington […]

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Freedom Fighter of the Month 2009-09 Georgi Di Maria

Freedom Fighter of the MonthSeptember 2009 – Georgi Di Maria Miss New Jersey 2006 By Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator Beauty pageant contestants say the darnedest things. We laughed last year when Miss Teen South Carolina tried to explain American schoolchildren’s ignorance of geography. We cringed this year when Miss California expressed her views on […]

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Freedom Fighter of the Month 2009-08 Derek Copp

Freedom Fighter of the MonthAugust 2009 – Derek Copp Student, Grand Valley State University, Michigan By Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator Sometimes we choose to become activists, sometimes getting busted compels us to become activists. Few of us, however, are led to activism by getting shot in the chest by a police officer in our […]

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Freedom Fighter of the Month 2009-07 Joe Blundell

Freedom Fighter of the MonthJuly 2009 – Mayor Joe Blundell Cliff Village, Missouri By Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator Our Freedom Fighter of the Month, Joe Blundell of Cliff Village, Missouri, was run over by a train nine years ago. “It ground me up pretty good and I got, as a result of that, several […]

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Marijuana Legalization in Oregon

Why Medical Marijuana Isn’t the End of Reform but the Beginning. By Russ Belville – NORML Outreach Coordinator As we celebrate the ten years of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, let’s reflect on a decade of compassion and success. We’ve seen the program grow to protect over 20,000[1] seriously sick and disabled Oregonians’ use of […]