Legalize is an interactive website that empowers ordinary
Americans to speak out for liberty.
By bringing together online activism with street petitioning, Legalize provides
communities across New York and our nation an effective vehicle to connect with their elected
trademark represents your own voice saying "Legalize". The public isn't interested
in lengthy political arguments and pays zero attention to City Hall
demonstrations. But hearing friends, family, and co-workers speak out has an enormous impact
on our fellow Americans.
Legalize seeks to:
- Empower Youth by providing our generation a voice in politics.
Young Americans are politically apathetic because we never meet elected officials with whom we
identify and who campaign on issues relevant to our lives. Legalize is grooming a new generation
of leadership. We need youth ready to represent.
- Legalize Same-Sex Marriage.
Marriage is society's most
fundamental institution. It promotes healthier and happier lives and fulfills a
critical role in supporting our communities. Marriage is the God-given Right of
all Americans, gays and lesbians included.
- Legalize Marijuana.
There are over twenty million Americans who smoke pot at least occasionally. We don't deserve
to go to jail or lose our jobs for our choice of lifestyle.
- Legalize Nightlife. Former Mayor
Rudolph Giuliani banned dancing in bars by dusting off
Prohibition-era Cabaret Laws. Our current Mayor Michael Bloomberg
banned smoking as the centerpiece of his unpopular first
term. New York City's bars and clubs provide 27,000
jobs to young actors, artists, DJ's and musicians. Protecting the
nightlife industry is vital to preserving our city's vibrant youth
founded Legalize in 1996 to legalize marijuana. Since then, first dancing and
then smoking were criminalized in
New York City. Jeffrey
ran for New York Governor as the Libertarian candidate in 2002, championing marriage
equality before it became popular. Last year, Jeffrey relaunched Legalize to incorporate his broader
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