Supporters and opponents of Proposition 19, the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative

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Main article: California Proposition 19, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative (2010)

Supporters of Proposition 19

Law professors

  • Jonathan H. Adler, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio[61]
  • Ty Alper, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, CA[61]
  • Hadar Aviram, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • W. David Ball, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Randy Barnett, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC[61]
  • Tom W. Bell, Chapman Law School, Orange, CA[61]
  • Steve Berenson, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA[61]
  • Eric Berger, University of Nebraska, College of Law, Lincoln, NE[61]
  • Douglas A. Berman, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH[61]
  • David E. Bernstein, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA[61]
  • Ash Bhagwat, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Richard Boldt, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD[61]
  • Connor Bridges, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio[61]
  • Pamela Bridgewater, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC[61]
  • Christopher Bryant, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio[61]
  • Sande Buhai, Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA[61]
  • Paul Butler,George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC[61]
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Irvine, CA[61]
  • Gabriel J. Chin, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ[61]
  • Marjorie Cohn, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA[61]
  • Mary Culbert, Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA[61]
  • Angela J. Davis, Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, DC[61]
  • Alan M. Dershowitz, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA[61]
  • J. Herbie DiFonzo, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, NY[61]
  • Steven Duke, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT[61]
  • Elizabeth Price Foley, Florida International University College of Law, Miami, FL[61]
  • Eric M. Freedman, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, NY[61]
  • David Friedman, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Mary Ellen Gale, Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA[61]
  • Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Casey William Hardison, University of Idaho School of Law, Moscow, ID[61]
  • Bill Ong Hing, University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Paige Kaneb, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Madeline June Kass, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA[61]
  • Alice Kaswan, University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Alex Kreit, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA[61]
  • Ellen Kreitzberg, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • David Levine, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Jerry Lopez, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA[61]
  • Elizabeth Loftus, University of California, Irvine, CA[61]
  • Erik Luna, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, VA[61]
  • Michael Madow, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY[61]
  • Leigh Maddox, University of Maryland, School of Law, Baltimore, MD[61]
  • Charles Marvin, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, GA[61]
  • Lawrence C. Marshall, Stanford Law School, Stanford, CA[61]
  • David N. Mayer, Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH[61]
  • Tracy L. McGaugh, Touro Law Center, Central Islip, NY[61]
  • Andrew P. Morriss, University of Alabama, School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL[61]
  • Christopher Newman, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA[61]
  • Michelle Oberman, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Tamara R. Piety, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK[61]
  • Ascanio Piomelli, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • David G. Post, Beasley School of Law, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA[61]
  • William Quigley, Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, LA[61]
  • Jenny Roberts, Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, DC[61]
  • David Rocklin, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR[61]
  • Cesare Romano, Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA[61]
  • Margaret Russell, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Barbara Stark, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, NY[61]
  • Barry C. Scheck, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY[61]
  • Steven Semeraro, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA[61]
  • Steven Shatz, University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Jonathan Simon, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Berkeley, CA[61]
  • Eric S. Sirulnik, George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC[61]
  • David Sloss, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Abbe Smith, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC[61]
  • Ilya Somin, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA[61]
  • Clyde Spillenger, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, CA[61]
  • Edward Steinman, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Mark Strasser, Capital University Law School, Columbus, OH[61]
  • Robert N. Strassfeld, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio[61]
  • Nadine Strossen, New York Law School, New York, NY[61]
  • Gerald F. Uelmen, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Alexander Volokh, Emory Law School, Atlanta, GA[61]
  • Keith Wingate, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA[61]
  • Eric Wright, Santa Clara Law, Santa Clara, CA[61]
  • Richard W. Wright, Illinois Institute of Technology, Kent College of Law, Chicago, IL[61]

Celebrities

Opponents of Proposition 19

"No on 19" campaign logo

Political leaders

List of political leaders opposing Proposition 19

Organizations

List of organizations opposing Proposition 19
  • Anaheim Police Association
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of California
  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce
  • California Association of Code Enforcement Officers
  • California Association of Highway Patrolmen
  • California Association of School Business Officials
  • California Bus Association
  • California Cannabis Associatiom
  • California Chamber of Commerce
  • California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse
  • California College, Career and Technical Education Charter School
  • California Correctional Supervisors Organization
  • California District Attorneys Association
  • California District Attorney Investigators Association
  • California Fish and Game Wardens' Association (CFGWA)
  • California Narcotic Officers’ Association
  • California Peace Officer’s Association — John Standish, President
  • California Police Chiefs Association
  • California State Association of Counties (CSAC)
  • California State Sheriffs’ Association
  • Californians for Drug Free Youth
  • Chief Probation Officers of California
  • Citizens Against Legalizing Marijuana (CALM)
  • CIA Investigation Academy
  • CoachAmerica
  • Coalition for a Drug-Free California
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Board
  • Crime Victims United of California
  • D.A.R.E. America
  • Drug Free America Foundation
  • Drug Free Rancho Cucamonga
  • Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
  • Folsom Chamber of Commerce
  • Fullerton Police Officers Association
  • Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Inland Valley Drug Free Community Coalition
  • International Faith Based Coalition
  • Irwindale Chamber of Commerce
  • Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association
  • Los Angeles Police Protective League
  • Measurement Analysis Corp.
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Napa Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
  • National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance
  • National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE)
  • North Coastal Prevention Coalition
  • Orange Chamber of Commerce
  • Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs (OC Cops)
  • Peace Officers Association of Los Angeles County
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California
  • Placer County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
  • PRIDE-Omaha, Inc.
  • Protect Our Society
  • Sacramento Metro Chamber
  • San Diego County Police Chiefs' & Sheriff's Association
  • San Dieguito Alliance
  • Santa Barbara Fighting Back
  • Save Our Society From Drugs
  • Seawright Custom Precast, Inc.
  • Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs' Association

Cities and counties

List of cities and counties opposing Proposition 19
  • City of Antioch
  • City of Covina
  • City of Escalon
  • City of Fontana
  • City of Gilroy
  • City of Half Moon Bay
  • City of Hanford
  • City of Laguna Niguel
  • City of Palmdale
  • City of Paso Robles
  • City of Rancho Cucumonga
  • City of Rio Vista
  • City of San Gabriel
  • City of San Marcos
  • Sacramento County Board of Supervisors
  • San Diego County Board of Supervisors
  • San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors
  • Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Sheriffs

List of sheriffs opposing Proposition 19
  • Gregory Ahern — Sheriff, Alameda County
  • Tom Allman — Sheriff, Mendocino County
  • John Anderson — Sheriff, Madera County
  • Lee Baca — Sheriff, Los Angeles County
  • Virginia Black — Retired Sheriff, Yuba County
  • Edward Bonner — Sheriff, Placer County
  • Tom Bosenko — Sheriff, Shasta County
  • Bob Brooks — Sheriff, Ventura County
  • Bill Brown — Sheriff, Santa Barbara County
  • Adam Christianson — Sheriff, Stanislaus County
  • Bill Cogbill — Sheriff, Sonoma County
  • Lorrac Craig — Sheriff, Trinity County
  • John Crawford — Sheriff, Alpine County
  • Dennis Downum — Sheriff, Calaveras County
  • Robert Doyle — Sheriff, Marin County
  • Steven Durfor — Sheriff, Yuba County
  • John Evans — Sheriff, Sierra County
  • Bill Gore — Sheriff, San Diego County
  • Gregory Hagwood — Sheriff, Plumas County
  • Patrick Hedges — Sheriff, San Luis Obispo County
  • Curtis Hill — Sheriff, San Benito County
  • Rod Hoops — Sheriff, San Bernardino County
  • Sandra Hutchens — Sheriff, Orange County
  • Larry Jones — Sheriff, Glenn County
  • Chris Jordan — Sheriff, Kings County
  • Mike Kanalakis — Sheriff, Monterey County
  • Doug Koford — Sheriff, Napa County
  • Manfred Kollar — Sheriff, El Dorado County
  • Raymond Loera — Sheriff, Imperial County
  • Bill Lutze — Sheriff, Inyo County
  • Scott Marshall — Sheriff, Colusa County
  • John McGinness — Sheriff, Sacramento County
  • James Mele — Sheriff, Tuolumne County
  • Margaret Mims — Sheriff, Fresno County
  • Steve Moore — Sheriff, San Joaquin County
  • Brian Muller — Sheriff, Mariposa County
  • Greg Munks — Sheriff, San Mateo County
  • Clay Parker — Sheriff, Tehama County
  • J. Paul Parker — Sheriff, Sutter County
  • Mark Pazin — Sheriff, Merced County
  • Gary Philp — Sheriff, Humboldt County
  • Mike Poindexter — Sheriff, Modoc County
  • E. G. Prieto — Sheriff, Yolo County
  • Rick Riggins — Sheriff, Siskiyou County
  • Keith Royal — Sheriff, Nevada County
  • Warren Rupf — Sheriff, Contra Costa County
  • Martin Ryan — Sheriff, Amador County
  • Tom Sawyer — Retired Sheriff, Merced County
  • Rick Scholl — Sheriff, Mono County
  • Jerry Smith — Sheriff, Butte County
  • Laurie Smith — Sheriff, Santa Clara County
  • Stan Sniff — Sheriff, Riverside County
  • Gary Stanton — Sheriff, Solano County
  • Steven Warren — Sheriff, Lassen County
  • Dean Wilson — Sheriff, Del Norte County
  • Bill Wittman — Sheriff, Tulare County
  • Phil Wowak — Sheriff, Santa Cruz County
  • Donny Youngblood — Sheriff, Kern County

District attorneys

List of district attorneys opposing Proposition 19

Police chiefs

List of police chiefs opposing Proposition 19
  • James Anderson — Police Chief, Placentia Police Department
  • William Bowen — Police Chief, Rio Vista Police Department
  • Brian Bowles — Police Chief, Yreka Police Department
  • Joel Bryden — Police Chief, Walnut Creek Police Department
  • Tom Chapman — Police Chief, Arcata Police Department
  • Paul Cooper — Police Chief, Claremont Police Department
  • Jim Copsey — Police Chief, Grover Beach Police Department
  • John Crombach — Police Chief, Oxnard Police Department
  • Ronald DePompa — Police Chief, Glendale Police Department
  • Rick Esteves — Police Chief, Downey Police Department
  • Louis Fetherolf — Police Chief, Salinas Police Department
  • Phil Green — Police Chief, Twin Cities Police Authority
  • Peter Hansen — Police Chief, Redding Police Department
  • Stanley Henry — Police Chief, Cathedral City Police Department
  • Rodney Jones — Police Chief, Fontana Police Department
  • Brian Klier — Interim Police Chief, Sutter Creek Police Department
  • Mario Krstic — Police Chief, Farmersville Police Department
  • David Lawton — Police Chief, San Gabriel Police Department
  • Stephen Lodge — Police Chief, Santa Clara Police Department
  • Michael McCrary — Police Chief, Wheatland Police Department
  • Joseph McKeown — Retired Police Chief
  • Richard Melton — Police Chief, Napa Police Department
  • Carlos Mestas — Police Chief, Hanford Police Department
  • Joe Polisar — Police Chief, Garden Grove Police Department
  • Larry Ralston — Police Captain, Lompoc Police Department
  • Kim Raney — Police Chief, Covina Police Department
  • Robert Sanderson — Police Chief, Arcadia Police Department
  • John Schaefer — Police Chief, San Marino Police Department
  • Jacqueline Seabrooks — Police Chief, Inglewood Police Department
  • James Shaw — Police Chief, Escalon Police Department
  • Mark Siemens — Police Chief, Rocklin Police Department
  • Steve Smith — Police Chief, Blythe Police Department
  • Lisa Solomon — Police Chief, Paso Robles Police Department
  • Thomas Sonoff — Police Chief, Signal Hill Police Department
  • Craig Steckler — Police Chief, Fremont Police Department

Local elected officials

List of local elected officials opposing Proposition 19
  • Carmelita Garcia — Mayor, City of Pacific Grove
  • Pedro Gonzalez — Councilmember, City of South San Francisco
  • Peter Hanley — Board Member, San Mateo Union High School District
  • Gary Haskin — Councilmember, City of Escalon
  • Das Williams — Councilmember, City of Santa Barbara
  • San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees

Individuals

List of individuals opposing Proposition 19
  • Loretta Adarne — Program Coordinator
  • Bishop, Dr. Ron Allen
  • Roger Benz
  • Aaron Bowen — Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Paul Chabot — Founder, Coalition for a Drug Free California
  • Kerry Condon — President, Anaheim Police Association
  • Bob Cooke — Regional Director, National Narcotic Officers’ Associations’ Coalition
  • Alexandra Datig
  • Betty Davis
  • Larry Davis
  • Barbara Gordon
  • Douglas Haas
  • Diane Hargis — Fraud Investigator, Vacaville Police Department
  • Nate Holden — California State Senate, retired; Los Angeles City Council, retired
  • Penny Jenkins — President/CEO, Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Robert Johnson — Independent Conference Planner
  • Shaun Keating — Author
  • Janice Faye Lamb
  • Linda Lannon
  • Erica Leary — Parent
  • Linda Ledesma — Juvenile Justice Coordinator
  • Jim and Carol Long — Retired Special Investigator
  • Darlene McKeown
  • Fred Mershon
  • Jennifer Mershon
  • Sean Morris — Associate Professor, Whittier College
  • Debbie Obregon — Administrative Assistant
  • Margie O’Hern
  • William Olson — Commander, Placer Special Investigation Unit
  • Charlie Parsons — President/CEO, D.A.R.E. America
  • Barbara Pongilly
  • Lewis Pongilly
  • Jim Provenza — Commissioner, Oceanside Police and Fire Commission
  • Maria Russell — Realtor
  • Paul Savo
  • Kristine Smith
  • Dana Stevens — Public Health Advocate
  • Ken Strang — Pharmacist
  • Keith Tadewald
  • Richard Tucci
  • Rebecca Villones — Retired Teacher
  • Alan Wemple
  • Elaine Wemple — Owner, Assurance Bookkeeping Service

External links

Supporters

Opponents

References

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