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Running head: SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER-MADD 1 Social Policy Decisions Paper Andrea Paulson BSHS/355 March 19,2018 MaryAnn Sorrell
SOCIAL POLICY DECISIONS PAPER-MADD 2 Social Policy Decisions Paper-MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a group, and it started in 1980's. To advocate for tighter laws against drinking and driving for children that were underage drinking. The organization also gives services for who are victims of drinking and driving, which it can be the victim or the victim of the family. Since the organization created their diverse types of prevention program designed to warn people of the effect that driving under the influence and have stronger penalties for people that charged with the crime. The paper will disuse the creation and history of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving and how it has help them develop social policies and the effects there are. Who and Why MADD was created MADD started on May 3, 1980, Candance Lightner's 13-year-old daughter, Carri was hit and run by a drunk driver. She died right at the scene of the accident. The man that hit her daughter was name Busch, and he charged with vehicular homicide. He was found guilty and sentenced to 21 months in Jail. Lightner work together with the other mothers to make a stand against factors that will cause accidents because of alcohol. The primary goal of this organization is to stop people that are intake alcohol and driving the car , have funding for the sufferers of the lawbreaking and to avoid juvenile consumption.

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