Martin Sheen Leads Rally Near Capitol Published July 19, 2011 • Updated on July 21, 2011 at 12:59 pm Martin Sheen and Matthew Perry are in D.C. to rally support for Drug Court Funding. 25 photos 1/25 Bridgett Lynn Martin Sheen was in D.C. Tuesday to lead a rally before a hearing for Drug Court funding. 2/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen rallied supporters, elected officials, and Drug Court professionals near the Capitol to support the funding of Drug Courts as a budget solution. 3/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen supports Drug Courts, which provide seriously addicted drug users with skills and strategies to become productive members of society. 4/25 Supporters at the rally held up their "Drug Courts $ave" signs proudly. 5/25 Bridgett Lynn Drug Courts focus on rehabilitation rather than incarceration for drug-addicted offenders. 6/25 Bridgett Lynn Harry Lennix, who will be in a new movie called "Man of Steel" went on stage to rally supporters. 7/25 Bridgett Lynn "Friends" star Matthew Perry also attended the rally to support Drug Courts. 8/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen reviewing his script before addressing the crowd. 9/25 Bridgett Lynn 10/25 Bridgett Lynn 11/25 Bridgett Lynn 12/25 Bridgett Lynn 13/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen on stage rallying the supporters. 14/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen said, “I stand here today with one purpose; to ensure Congress holds the line on the $88.7 million they are currently investing in Drug Court. Now is not the time to cut funding to a proven budget solution that saves valuable tax dollars, reduces recidivism and serves our veterans in need of treatment." 15/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen pictured with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Whitehouse discussed the cost savings and effectiveness of Drug Courts for veterans. 16/25 Bridgett Lynn Sheen thanked Sheldon Whitehouse for his support and presented him with the National Association of Drug Court Professionals' All Rise Award for his work on veterans and Drug Courts. 17/25 Bridgett Lynn Supporters at the rally. 18/25 Bridgett Lynn Matthew Perry took pictures with fans shortly after Sheen presented the award. 19/25 Bridgett Lynn 20/25 Bridgett Lynn 21/25 Bridgett Lynn 22/25 Bridgett Lynn 23/25 Bridgett Lynn 24/25 Bridgett Lynn 25/25 Bridgett Lynn Following the rally, the supporters will spend the day on Capitol Hill meeting with Members of Congress. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!