social policy decisions paper - Social policy decisions paper 1 Jessica Wynn BSHS\/355 Lisa Tobler Social policy decisions paper 2 Mothers against drunk

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Social policy decisions paper1Jessica WynnBSHS/355Lisa Tobler7/4/16
Social policy decisions paper2Mothers against drunk drivers (MADD) was founded in 1980 from an activist group. The mission of this group is to stop drunk driving and support victims of killings by drunk drivers. The founders name is Candice Lightner. Candice founded this group after a drunk driver hit and killed her 13-year-old daughter Cari, at Sunset and New York Avenues in Fair Oaks, California (Friedrich, 1985). She was later joined by a group of mothers that were angry over individuals driving drunk and getting away with it. Candace discovered later that they man who killed her daughter would not receive any punishments for his crime and she would get no justice for her daughter. She realized that this type of thing happened all over the world and wanted to do something about it. On the day that her daughter died she promised to make the death of Cari motivation to do something good in the future. The problem that seems to be the sole target of MADD is drunk driving. Many people getbehind the wheel drunk every day and Candace wanted there to be more punishments. She also wanted to educate people on the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol. At that

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