Opinion

“Opinion | D.C. must quickly move to stem opioid deaths”

“Opinion | D.C. must quickly move to stem opioid deaths”

Queen Adesuyi April 18, 2022 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/04/16/dc-must-quickly-move-stem-opioid-deaths/ Regarding the April 13 Metro article “Northeast fentanyl deaths reach 10”: D.C. must do more to save lives. We are undoubtedly experiencing a...
Opinion | D.C. can pioneer a new way forward in drug policy

Opinion | D.C. can pioneer a new way forward in drug policy

Evan Douglas March 25, 2022 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/03/25/dc-can-pioneer-new-way-forward-drug-policy/ Evan Douglas, a former patrol officer with the D.C. police, is a speaker with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, a nonprofit group of...
We Cannot Arrest Our Way Out of Substance Use

We Cannot Arrest Our Way Out of Substance Use

Tamika Spellman February 1, 2022 https://tamikahs66.medium.com/we-cannot-arrest-our-way-out-of-substance-use-67ed30cb5d9e An opinion piece by Decrim Poverty Clearly, America has not learned its lessons from Prohibition. Criminalizing adult behaviors, acts, and...