June 22, 2017

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW

    Wondering what Marissa Alexander is doing NOW?  She's fighting and she's only just begun. Introducing: The Marissa Alexander Justice Project. Why I created this organization: I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled….. The Mission of the MAJP is to provide services that promote the collaboration of broader movements of social justice and…

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  • $29 MIL TO LOCK UP KIDS IN THE WORST FACILITY IN THE STATE?

    Close the Palm Beach Juvenile Facility In a state known for its abusive youth prisons, the Palm Beach Juvenile Correctional Facility may be the worst of them all. Nearly a third of boys housed at the privately run Palm Beach facility were victims of sexual abuse, a horrifying statistic and the highest of any facility…

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  • KOCH BROTHERS MAKE NOBLE MOVE

    Courtesy SaintPetersBlog By Mitch Perry -Apr 28, 2015 Koch Brothers latest to seize on 'BAN the BOX' movement.         David    and     Charles “Banning the Box” on job applications for companies who contract with the city of Tampa was a bridge too far for the City Council to consider back…

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  • FLORIDA HOUSE GUTS SENATE BILL 7020

                       THIS IS YOUR CALL TO ACTION!         SB 7020 passed the Senate unanimously on March 18th but House Bill 7131 has extracted the molars, the teeth that grind.  HB 7131 removes the Florida Corrections Commission, an independent oversight Commission with the authority to…

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  • OVERSIGHT COMMISSION FOR FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    Senate Bill 7020, submitted by Senator Greg Evers,  which appoints a Florida Corrections Commission to investigate abuses within the prisons, passed unanimously on 3/18/15. Featured Article Courtesy of Mary Ellen Klaus,  Bradenton Herald,  3/19/15 TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate on Wednesday put money behind its pledge to reform the state's troubled prison system, voting to…

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  • FLORIDA OFFENDER EXIT INTERVIEWS

    This voluntary interview is being sent to offenders who are within 30 days of release from the Florida Department of Corrections to be completed and mailed back to Forgotten Majority.  The purpose of this interview is to capture their experience as an ex-inmate of Florida’s Prison System.  They are being asked to identify trouble spots…

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  • PENNSYLVANIA’S INSIDIOUS PLOT TO SILENCE INMATES

      THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION: The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on House bill HB2533 and Senate bill SB508. Governor Corbett has pledged to sign it..  This bill will make it illegal for prisoners to speak publicly AND allow the Attorney General or District Attorney to sue prisoners and the folks that…

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  • THE GLOBAL TEL LINK MONOPOLY

    The cost of a phone call from the local jail in Jacksonville, Florida is astronomical.  Global Tel Link (GTL) has a monopoly on providing those phone calls in Duval County and is charging exorbitant rates to those who are desperate to speak with their loved ones.  And don't think it can't happen to you.  On…

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