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NORML Beach Party at Froggys Recap

Posted on: July 7, 2012

On July 21, 2012 DFW NORML hosted a NORML Beach Party at Froggys Boat House in Fort Worth, Texas. The event was a fundraiser not only for us, but for the National NORML offices in Washington D.C. We had live music from 5 killer local acts, sand volleyball, a 15 foot inflatable water slide, raffle […]

June 2012 Meeting Recap

Posted on: July 1, 2012

DFW NORML’s June meeting was our chapter’s most successful yet. Over 100 people came out to Eddie Deen’s Crossroads in Arlington this weekend, and here is a recap of the meeting for anyone who missed it. Communications Director Will Jenkins is always a staple at our meetings and events, but he wasn’t there this Saturday […]

Veterans Park Smoke Out Recap

Posted on: June 19, 2012

DFW NORML has been gathering at the park for spring and summer cook outs picnics for years. This weekend our Veteran’s Park Smoker broke all previous records for attendance and donations gathered. At any given time the crowd under and around the pavilion swelled from 100 to 150 friendly DFW NORML supporters. At least 300 […]

The Modern Jim Crow / Downfall of American Democracy

Posted on: June 4, 2012

It is my belief that for some time now, the American version of a democratic republic has been on a steady decline. Over the last several decades we have sat idly by and watched as voter turnouts hit all-time lows, which prompts the question: “Is a government really run by the people and for the […]

May 2012 Meeting Recap

Posted on: May 28, 2012

Thank you to everyone who joined us this weekend for our meeting at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington. This was our last meeting at that location for awhile, so make sure you take note of the new location of our June meeting at Eddie Deen CrossRoads in Arlington. There have consistently been 50 to […]

Cinco de Mota 2012 Recap

Posted on: May 25, 2012

Every year when May comes along in Texas, people start to get excited. May has so many things correlated with it; prom, graduation, end of school, beginning of our long hot summer and everyone’s favorite Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is observed in America as a day of Mexican pride & heritage and more […]

Liberty Speaker Series Recap

Posted on: May 21, 2012

Three unique and articulate perspectives on freedom and justice converged on May 18, 2012 at the Liberty Speaker Series event in Fort Worth. DFW NORML Executive Director Shaun McAlister joined Dr. Alan Bean of Friends of Justice and Suzy Wills of Drug Policy Forum of Texas to discuss the failure of prohibition at the Tarrant […]

Texas Politics and Participation

Posted on: May 21, 2012

The Texas House of Representatives has been an institution of government, in its current form, for over 130 years. Our Constitution is among the longest and most restrictive in the nation. One key point to note is that the Texas Constitution does not contain a “Necessary and Proper” clause, meaning residents and government bodies only […]

MS Patient Gets Reduced Sentence for Possession of Marijuana

Posted on: May 14, 2012

DECATUR, TX. — A Lubbock man received a Deferred Adjudication term of one day today in Wise County, Texas. The Bridgeport Police Department arrested Adam Federspiel, 34, on October 23, 2011 during a routine traffic stop, and booked him into the Wise County jail for possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana. He was released […]

New Online Store Powered by Shopify

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Introducing our new Shopify store! Not only can you check out all of our awesome merchandise but you can also donate to us and pay using PayPal or Google Checkout. Head on over to dfwnorml.myshopify.com and check it out. We’ve got new men & women’s style hemp t-shirts, BIC lighters & wristbands. Support Texas Marijuana […]

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