Monthly Archives: November 2020

Syria

No Military Action in Syria! Stand with us: Demand an immediate end to ongoing US military intervention in Syria! Far too often, the victims of US military intervention have been innocent civilians.  Already, over 400,000 have been killed and millions … Continue reading

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Immigration Interim Measures

Recognizing that a just reform of immigration policy may take some time, the Green Party supports: Measures to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers licenses if they can prove their identity and pass the required tests. This will improve road … Continue reading

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Immigration Policy Reform

The undocumented immigrants who are already residing and working in the United States, and their families, should be granted a legal status which includes the chance to become U.S. citizens. Persons should be excluded from this process only if they … Continue reading

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Immigration/ Emigration

Immigration and particularly the large number of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. has become a hot political issue. Laws to oppress immigrants have been proposed in the Congress. Millions of immigrants and supporters of justice for immigrants have marched in … Continue reading

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Population

Humans have a unique responsibility for stewardship of the Earth. No species, especially on the upper end of the food chain, can have unchecked exponential growth without depleting the Earth’s carrying capacity — human population expands at the expense of other … Continue reading

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Police Accountability

Due to current conditions when it comes to policing the cities and people, police officers are the 6th leading cause of death for young men in America. More commonly, the greatest lives that are at stake are those of our … Continue reading

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End the War on Drugs

End the “war on drugs.” Redirect funds presently budgeted for the “war on drugs” toward expanded research, education, counseling and treatment. Amend the Controlled Substances Act to reflect that drug use in itself is not a crime, and that persons … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice Reform

Abolish the death penalty. Repeal “three strikes” laws. Restore judicial discretion in sentencing. Abolish mandatory sentencing. Establish and fund programs to strengthen self-help and community action through neighborhood centers that provide legal aid, alternative dispute-resolution practices, mediated restitution, community team … Continue reading

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Prison Conditions, Prisoner Treatment and Parolees

Ensure prison conditions are humane and sanitary, including but are limited to heat, light, exercise, clothing, nutrition, libraries, possessions, and personal safety. Meet prisoners’ dietary requirements. Ensure availability of psychological, drug, and medical treatment, including access to condoms and uninterrupted … Continue reading

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Criminal Justice

Reduce the prison population, invest in rehabilitation, and end the failed war on drugs. The United States has the highest incarceration and recidivism rates of industrialized countries, while our nation’s criminal justice system in general is too often inhumane, ineffective, … Continue reading

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