Mothers Against Drunk Driving Paper

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The organization, I chose for this paper is Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). I chose this organization because I feel a strong connection to their core message and that message is; “To end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes, and prevent underage drinking” (MADD, 2016). Mothers Against Drunk Driving sends a clear message about the negative effects a drunk driving, drugged driving, and underage drinking. Their website is filled with support hotlines, addresses to your local MADD office and an entire area on the homepage of the website is dedicated for people to donate money to support the victims’ families of these horrible accidents. Also, if you go past just the first page of the website a viewer of the organizations…show more content…
An example, of this would be how the organization's founder rallied “In July 1984, [and] stood next to Reagan as he signed a law reducing federal highway grants to any state that failed to raise its drinking age to 21 (a change that was estimated to save around 800 traffic deaths annually); by the following year, all 50 states had tightened their drunk-driving laws” (Staff, 2009). This act was the first vital step in the organization's history that helped them gain the trust and satisfaction of victims of drunk drivers all over the country as well as prove that the organization was acting for the benefit of all its party and was listening to their intentions for the future of the
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