A zero tolerance regime, such as with drugs like marijuana in the system, is immeasurably senseless and therefore unfair, many people believe. Time for a change to the law. 30 June 2015
The drug driving laws are immeasurably unfair: there’s no equivalent standard to gradate justice, compared with booze driving…and convictions have suddenly leapt upwards, Andrew Fraser reports. 20 April 2015
When Australia pleads for the lives of two Bali 9 members on death row in Indonesia, it is a plea for everyone everywhere sentenced to state killing, Melissa Parke says. 14 Feb 2015
A foolish, lazy parliament refuses to safeguard rights to our own genes, putting Australian women at distinct disadvantage to American women in testing for breast cancer. 26 Nov 2014
Eyes glugged, nose clogged, ears muffled, you seek a pharmacist’s help… only to be told to STOP. Do you really think we’d get this sick just for drugs? 1 Nov 2014
A US court has just ruled American uni students can’t be forced to undertake mandatory drug tests. Are any Australian colleges trying this on? Let CLA know.
At last, says the New York Times in a formal Editorial opinion, the USA is taking ‘A Saner Approach’ to marijuana and drugs. When will Australian politicians learn?
The WA Govt’s instant rejection of a sensible suggestion by Chief Justice Wayne Martin about justice reinvestment is just plain wrong. Taxpayers want politicians to save money, not ignore good ideas for doing so, CLA’s media release says.
People frequently ask Civil Liberties Australia about the rights/wrongs of vaccination. This statement/article sets out our formal stance, and explains why and how far we support proven immunisation campaigns, as well as withdrawal of children from pre-…
Pro athletes are at the bottom of the pecking order in sport, and get picked on by everyone above them, and by the media, even though they alone carry the responsibility of being drug-free. It’s time we developed a way of giving athletes more say and co…