June 24, 2017

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  • THERE IS NO PAROLE IN FLORIDA. SIGN THE PETITION HERE!

                                      FORGOTTENMAJORITY.COM  is petitioning Governor Rick Scott to take action to reinstate Parole in Florida for those who have demonstrated a change of heart, pose no threat to society and are not likely to reoffend.  Florida has the third largest prison system in the country and any offender who committed a crime after…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S MOUNTAIN

    Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off  further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray.  Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at…

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  • RALLYING FOR PAROLE AT THE CAPITAL

      Rip Van Winkle may have slept for 20 years but Florida has been in a selective state of unconsciousness for 29.  There's been no Parole in Florida since 1983 (with few exceptions) and it's TIME TO AWAKE THE STATE!  And that's just what happened at the rally held at the Capital on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, first day…

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  • ASK YOUR FLORIDA LEGISLATORS TO REINSTATE PAROLE

        Follow the two steps below to send an email to your legislators telling them that you want Parole Reinstated in Florida for those who regret their crime, have served time, pose no threat to community and can reintegrate successfully.  Florida's extreme 'Get Tough on Crime' legislation has resulted in extraordinarily long sentences that keep those, sentenced in their youth, incarcerated…

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  • THE RALLY COVERAGE

      Above article provided courtesy of Sarah McLaughlin, editor, Florida Star Newspaper. The Rally to Reinstate Parole in Florida, sponsored by Forgotten Majority, Inc., was held at the Gateway Shopping Center, Jacksonville.  We were honored to have Representative Mia Jones attend and offer words of encouragement on behalf of Mayor Alvin Brown.  The featured speakers, Mr. Lawrence Stewart…

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  • FLAGRANT AFRICAN-AMERICAN SENTENCING DISPARITIES

    By Mr. Richard P. Burton, Sr. PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC Reports reveal that African Americans charged with low-level drug crimes are sent to prison at a rate almost five times greater than whites. Disproportionate justice impact studies examined and reveal the impact of drug laws on racial and ethnic groups and find in its research that,…

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  • MAKE DEMANDS BEFORE YOU VOTE

    Challenge your political candidates.  Seriously consider those candidates who will take the unpopular stand on improving Correctional policies and reinstate the Parole system in the state of Florida.  Though getting 'tough on crime' has been politically profitable to candidates, there is a lot of power in the hands of the 200,000+ Florida voters who have a loved one incarcerated in the Florida Department of…

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