Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is an organization of ex-cops who have come out against the drug war. These former enforcers of the drug war have witnessed first hand the destruction it has caused, and they are fighting back against it.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, known as LEAP for short, is an organization that was founded in 2002 and is changing the face of the pro-legalization movement. Up until this point the biggest supporters of legalization have been groups such as NORML. Despite their hard work and numerous successes, NORML is still seen as a bunch of spacey stoners. LEAP was modeled on the successful Vietnam Vets Against the War. While many in the anti-war movement of the 60’s were typecast as potheads, this wasn’t possible with the people who had fought in the war first hand. The drug warriors cannot make the accusation that these former drug enforcers simply want to get high. Continue reading →