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MADD Attorney attends SCOTUS hearing, shares first-person account and predictions

MADD Attorney attends SCOTUS hearing, shares first-person account and predictions

Last week, I had the honor and privilege to represent MADD in Washington, D.C. attending oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court in Birchfield v. North Dakota, et. al. Since I was a mere observer sitting “bench” and just like a football fan on Monday, I am playing a little arm chair quarterback regarding some “plays” that were not called on fourth and one.

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When Grief Leads to Advocacy

When Grief Leads to Advocacy

When a loved one dies, or someone is injured in a crash, victims and survivors often find themselves in a complex web of emotions and reactions as they learn to live with their loss. Over time though, people can learn to live with their grief and sometimes grow in ways they never expected or wanted.

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Voices of Victims: Chris Mason

Voices of Victims: Chris Mason

When the phone rang at 2:15 a.m. May 7, 2005, Steve Mason’s life changed forever. His 20-year-old son, Chris, was killed in a drunk driving crash. Today, Steve continues his healing journey by serving as a peer support volunteer with MADD.

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State Legislatures move forward with ignition interlocks

State Legislatures move forward with ignition interlocks

We’ve made passing ignition interlocks for all offenders in all 50 states a centerpiece of our legislative push this session. Here’s a quick update on what we’ve accomplished together – and how much further we have to go to prevent the loss of another innocent life to this 100% preventable crime.

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Easter

My Love/Hate Relationship with Easter

Do you feel uncertain about the upcoming Easter holiday? If so, you are not alone.Early in the grief journey, anniversary reactions can be strong. We talk a lot about the need for self-care during major holidays such as Christmas and Thanksgiving, but not much about Easter.

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