Legal & Policy Challenges

Legalize Marijuana And Solve Many Tax Issues / Prison Issues

To legalize marijuana would mean an end to the billions of wasted dollars fighting this "war on drugs". A war, that anyone who grew up in America and went to public schools, saw first hand was lost. Imagine taxation on an herb that has many positive potentials. It can be used to make food, clothes, rope, and hell, even money. To make it illegal costs far more money and it cuts out many potential benefits from it's legalization.... more »


1000 votes

Public-Private Partnerships

Get Rid of Private Prisons

Seriously, we should not have third party prison systems. Most are traded on the Stock exchange. It causes corruption as we saw in Pennsylvania this past year. Cash for inmates. And this is only what we know about. Private Prison should not be allowed period. its open to corruption on so many levels. It won't be just the judges it will be cops next and so on. PUT A STOP TO IT NOW!!!!!!!!!


90 votes

Between Federal, State, and Local Governments

Prisoners should work an eight hours a day

It would be productive, rewarding, and skill building to have prisoners working while in jail. Jobs devoted to bettering our society that have little profitability margins are ideal. Some states already see some such as road clean-up; but extending it to recycling plants, recycle buried dumps, possessing plants, forest recovery. Slave labor is not intended, the idea to instill good working habits, new skills and a... more »


14 votes

New Tools and Technologies

Tower of Babel for Gangs

Gangs in prison, and elsewhere, have all sorts if tattoos showing which gang they're affiliated with. We should add a new intake procedure at all prisons that says if you have a tattoo for any gang anywhere on your skin then you'll get free tattoos from several other gangs added to your skin. This could cause a tattoo arms race, with prisoners trying to convert the new symbols into some other sort of picture (probably... more »


-11 votes