Peter Jennings Ecstasy Special Draws Praise, Criticism -- Your Letters to ABC Can Help! 4/9/04

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On Thursday, April 1, ABC aired a special report by Peter Jennings that has drawn praise from observers in the drug reform community and an attack in print by the avid Congressional drug warrior Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN), leading opponent of medical marijuana (see article above) and author of the infamous drug provision of the Higher Education Act.

While we are not able to fully report on the Jennings special this week due to time constraints, we thought we would refer you to the new blog Grassroots Buzz, started by former DRCNet HEA campaign coordinator Kris Lotlikar, for info and links to news passages about the special and ways to write ABC to send positive feedback to counter Souder's congressional demagoguery. Just visit http://www.grassrootsbuzz.com and scroll down to the April 7 post, "Souder Is Outraged (Again)."

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