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Running head: SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER1Social Policy Decisions PaperTiffany Sky MendozaBSHS/35505/09/2016Donna Clark
SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER2Social Policy Decisions PaperIn this paper, the organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will be discussed. I will be going over how and why MADD was created, the problems that lead to the creation of the organization, how it influenced policies and the problems experienced while implementing the policies. The effects of these policies on Human Services delivery addressed. This paper will also take the reader through the history and positive outcomes of MADD. MADD started on May 3, 1980, Candace Lightner's 13-year-olds daughter, Cari was hit and run drunk driver, and died on the scene. She was outraged with the sentence they give repeat offenders. Busch was charged with vehicular homicide and only had to serve 21 months in jail. She later started Mothers against Drunk Driver and later on, the name changed to Mothers against Drunk Driving. The reason for MADD was to bring awareness to the public about how dangerous drinking and driving is and to ask for

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