America has accepted a horrifically high death count in the name of making America “drug free”—which it has neither done, nor will ever be able to do. We have already lost the war on drugs—it is time to declare an exit strategy and make harm reduction the cornerstone of U.S. drug policy. In particular, we must shift the focus from failed supply-side programs to cost-effective demand and harm reduction strategies. Sarah will push for common sense drug law reform—expanding access to naltrexone, legalizing safe consumption sites, and lifting federal provisions that restrict access to life-saving medications for opioid addiction. Most importantly, Sarah will fight to ensure that addiction is decriminalized and treated as a public health issue, and that treatment is available to all who need it, whenever they need it, and how often they need it.
Real Criminal Justice Reform