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To: Los Angeles Superior Court, New York City Supreme Court, Dallas County Criminal Court, Superior Court of Fulton County (Atlanta), and Cook County Circuit Court (Chicago)

Judges: Stop Sending Sex-Offenders & Violent Criminals to AA Meetings

Reason for signing

  • Personally, when I attended AA by choice, I was put off greatly by the court mandated attendees. I was going for support and sharing my own experiences with being an alcoholic, growing up in a home with an alcoholic father and being married to an alcoholic. It was never comforting hearing the “pffft’s” and the “huffs and puffs” of people HAVING to attend vs attending willingly. I think those meetings should definitely be separated! I didn’t feel comfortable sitting there sharing my worries an...