FEAR Lobbying & Grassroots Organizing Materials

Last update November 3, 2001 (minor link corrections by Leon Felkins)

Write your Congressmen! Address U.S. Senators' mail to U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. 20510; U.S. Representatives' mail should be addressed to U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. 20515.

Print out these FEAR pamphlets from this website, photocopy and distribute them to your friends, organizations and legislators

FEAR Position Paper -- "Federal Forfeiture Laws Need To Be Amended To Restore Due Process And Protect The Property Rights Of Innocent People: F.E.A.R.'s Proposal For Reform," by Brenda Grantland, Esq., Sept. 30, 1992 (partially updated 12-1-98)

Sample testimony before legislature: John Paff's testimony before N.J. legislature, by FEAR Board member John Paff, FEAR-List Bulletin 3/16/96

"Fighting Locally", tips on how you can get involved in forfeiture reform in your community, FEAR-List Bulletin, 9/21/95, by John Paff

Auction Action, by Judy Osburn, F.E.A.R. Chronicles, Vol. 3 No. 2 (March 1996)

Book, Forfeiting Our Property Rights, by U.S. Representative Henry Hyde, CATO Institute 1995. Review in FEAR-List Bulletin, 05/05/95, by John Paff

American Forfeiture Law: Property Owners Meet the Prosecutor, by Terrence Reed, CATO Policy Analysis No. 179 (September 29, 1992) The link is to the text of the publication (91k).

Text of New Mexico Forfeiture Reform Bill, F.E.A.R. List Bulletin, 03/11/95, posted by John Paff (note: the 1995 NM legislative session ended without this bill passing, but supporters intend to try again next year. This would be acceptable as a model state forfeiture reform bill.

Now Is The Time For You To Personally Lobby, FEAR Chronicles Vol. 2 No. 1 (Dec. 1993)