August 14, 2018

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  • FDOC’S SWIFT RESPONSE TO THE BROWNIE BATTERY COMPLAINT

      FDOC's response to the barrage of complaints about the ineffective Brownie battery. Forgotten Majority sent the following message to Sec. Jones regarding this issue. _________________________________________ 2/5/16 "Dear Secretary Jones, You may not be aware that the Alkaline batteries once sold in the Canteen for MP3 use have been replaced by an inferior Zinc Chloride…

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  • FDOC'S SWIFT RESPONSE TO THE BROWNIE BATTERY COMPLAINT

      FDOC's response to the barrage of complaints about the ineffective Brownie battery. Forgotten Majority sent the following message to Sec. Jones regarding this issue. _________________________________________ 2/5/16 "Dear Secretary Jones, You may not be aware that the Alkaline batteries once sold in the Canteen for MP3 use have been replaced by an inferior Zinc Chloride…

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  • DEMISE OF SB 7020 – HOPE LOST FOR INMATE PROTECTION

    Prison reform compromise among the dead bills on session floor Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:44pm By Mary Ellen Klas and Michael Auslen As the session melted down on Tuesday, Senate President Andy Gardiner announced that the prison reform compromise -- which featured the Senate agreeing to withdraw from its…

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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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  • THE INFAMOUS BLACK BOX

       The Black Box is a a handcuff cover which protects the key hole and prevents the offender from picking or tampering with any parts of the lock.  This protective device is made from high-strength, high-impact ABS plastic and, according to the manufacturer, the security clip is the same strength as steel.  The Black Box is…

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  • PRISON, PATERNITY, PARENTAL RIGHTS

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ESTABLISH PATERNITY? • Why is paternity important? • What if paternity is contested? Can I get a DNA test? • What if I think I have a child and want to be sure my rights are not terminated? Establishing paternity means legally determining the father of a child. If a…

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