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40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE

December 7, 2017

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GRANT CLEMENCY TO OUR SON EDWIN RUBIS – 40 YEARS FOR MARIJUANA IS NOT JUSTICE Jeremy Malone Huntsville, AL Our son, Edwin Rubis, is serving a federal sentence of 40 years for a non-violent marijuana offense. [www.marijuanaliferproject.org/federal-prisoner-edwin-rubis-is-serving-life-for-marijuana/ At age 29, our son, while battling drug addiction, associated himself with drug couriers, and was charged with […]

DO PRISONERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIFE?

March 18, 2017

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Sonni Quick Recently I watched a Conservative/Catholic news station on TV.  There was an interview with the executor of a religious political group. I failed to write down the names. There was a video of a meeting he participated in with Trump. This man’s concern was if there was enough protection for the right to […]

Justice Department will again use private prisons

February 28, 2017

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By Matt Zapotosky February 23 The Justice Department will once again use private prisons to house federal inmates, reversing an Obama-era directive to stop using the facilities, which officials had then deemed less safe and less effective than those run by the government. In a one-paragraph memo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the previous directive […]

MotherJones.Com "My four months as a private prison guard", by Shane Bauer

July 12, 2016

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Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). "The last riot we had was two years ago," he says over the phone. "Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!" says a woman’s voice, cutting in. "We got rid of them." "When […]

HB161 Florida house of representatives attempt to set the stage for the governance of dui while using marijuana

September 20, 2015

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September 20, 2015 Sheree Krider On Monday, September 14, FLORIDA State Representative David Kerner, a Democrat, Filed HB161 which attempts to set a standard for measuring (via blood test) Marijuana intoxication.  It sets the "limit" of 5 nanograms per milliliter of blood. Anyone with a blood test showing THC level that is above 5 nanograms […]

INTERNMENT AND RESETTLEMENT OPERATIONS FM 3-39.40

August 31, 2015

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PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS INFORMATION … WHICH IS AVAILABLE VIA THE INTERNET.  "PUBLIC INTELLIGENCE" PDF EXPLAINS IN DETAIL WHAT THE ACCOMPANYING VIDEO SEEKS TO INFORM US ABOUT.  THE PDF IS A GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC CHANCE.   https://info.publicintelligence.net/USArmy-InternmentResettlement.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zzQ0q5f5l8

Regarding kendra sams – "lodged" at laurel county corrections" in kentucky…

August 21, 2015

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  Ms. Kendra Sams,  29  years old, was being lodged at the Laurel County Corrections. According to Facebook posts she suffered a seizure on July 12th which caused her to fall from the top bunk in her cell and land on the floor.  She was not given medical attention at that time. At some point […]

We have to stop the Government from abusing our children!

August 5, 2015

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Sumner (center) has lunch with students at John G. Carlisle School in Covington with Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn (left) and Superintentendent Alvin Garrison (right) (RCN file) Not only do they profile us as adults, they do it to our children as well!  And it seems to me that all children are being approached and prosecuted similar […]

Police Can Now Take Your DNA for Mere ‘Suspicion’ of A Violent Crime

August 5, 2015

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August 4, 2015 by Joshua Scott Hotchkin 11 Comments On Monday August 3rd, 2015, the Dakota County (Minnesota) Sheriff’s Office became the first in the nation to implement a new Supreme Court ruling that allows police to collect DNA from those arrested for suspicion of a violent crime. The old laws stated that a conviction […]

Bob Riley, 62, gentle Deadhead serving a life sentence for LSD

June 23, 2015

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Bob Riley, 62, gentle Deadhead serving a life sentence for LSD – The Clemency Report Bob Riley, a kind soul who "treads lightly in this world," is in the 22nd year of a federal life without parole LSD sentence. The details of his unjust sentence are summarized in this New York Times article. This story […]

Man Serving 13 Years For Possessing Marijuana Two Joints Is Denied Clemency

June 22, 2015

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Man Serving 13 Years For Possessing Marijuana Two Joints Is Denied Clemency Posted by Johnny Green at 7:30 AM on June 22, 2015 Ending Marijuana Prohibition According to at least one reputable study, alcohol is 114 times more harmful than marijuana. Marijuana is also safer than tobacco and pharmaceuticals, both of which are legal. Knowing […]

Prison operator sued in death of former marijuana provider

June 12, 2015

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By Sanjay Talwani – MTN News Connect         HELENA – The widow of a former medical marijuana provider who died while serving time is suing the operator of Montana’s only private prison. A federal lawsuit says Corrections Corporations of America failed to give the inmate (Flor) needed medical care while at its Crossroads Correctional […]

The prison system in the United States is a profit-making industry. Private corporations operate over 200 facilities nationwide and are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

May 26, 2015

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Prison privatization in its current form began in 1984 as a result of the War on Drugs. While crime rates otherwise remained steady dating back to 1925, the number of arrests quickly exploded. While the War on Drugs initially had a small impact on incarceration, it was President Reagan’s Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 that […]