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Tom Angell Quotes

After we have received the information from the Department of Education, we're going to have to go to Congress to show them how much this law affects their own constituents. The government is on notice now that students won't allow them to cover [this] up.
Tom Angell
#Congress

We have been working to repeal this law for the past eight years. We are lobbying Congress, but Congress has not been that responsive to student demands. We [will] take it to court and get rid of the law that way.
Tom Angell
#Congress

While the law is aimed at reducing drug abuse it actually causes more drug abuse in our society by blocking access to education and also in that way it hurts our country's economic productivity.
Tom Angell
#Abuse

The government thought they could intimidate us ... they had no other choice but to give [us the information].
Tom Angell
#Choice

The law was intended to reduce drug use, but it causes more by kicking students out of school, which is irrational.
Tom Angell
#Causes

Before, members of congress were easily able to brush aside the numbers because they weren't available. Now that they have the numbers, they can see how their own constituents are affected. They will have to change the law or face angry voters in the fall.
Tom Angell
#Constituents