August 16, 2018

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  • DREAM DEFENDERS – P. S. IT AIN’T OVER

      Friends, After 31 days and 30 nights in the Florida State Capitol, the Dream Defenders ended our peaceful sit-in of Governor Rick Scott’s office. Although we have left the Capitol, we are not leaving the fight. We came to the Capitol more than a month ago to demand that Florida’s political leadership deal with…

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  • IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING

    Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Todaywas a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer.…

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  • IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING

    Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Todaywas a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer.…

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  • IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING

    Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Today was a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer.…

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  • INTRODUCING – THE DREAM DEFENDERS

    Dream Defenders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnnQVZyY1w                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeUrLNvPnU&feature=youtu.be The Dream Defenders, a group of active, passionate college students who refuse to accept "No" for an answer, have been occupying the Governor's office at Florida's State Capital since Tuesday, July 16, 2013,after George Zimmerman was found…

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  • PARDON FOR MARISSA ALEXANDER?

    SENATOR WANTS ALEXANDER PARDONED Posted: August 5, 2013 - 6:06pm Courtesy of Florida Times Union State Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, wrote to members of the Florida Cabinet on Monday, asking them to support his call for a pardon for Marissa Alexander.

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  • RESURRECTION OF CONTRACT PAROLE

    GREAT NEWS for Florida inmates who are parole eligible and meet the criteria for Contract Parole! Those offenders are eligible to apply for release under the Mutual Participation Program Act (MPPA) more commonly known as 'Contract Parole'.  This Statute has been on the books since 1976 and has lain dormant since the late 1980's. But…

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  • "You have no further business with the court." is what Judge Debra Nelson told George Zimmerman on this recent Saturday night of July 13, 2013. George Zimmerman was found not guilty of fatally shooting Trayvon Benjamin Martin in one of the most televised and incensing murder cases dealing with race-and-justice since the trial of O.J.…

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  • "You have no further business with the court." is what Judge Debra Nelson told George Zimmerman on this recent Saturday night of July 13, 2013. George Zimmerman was found not guilty of fatally shooting Trayvon Benjamin Martin in one of the most televised and incensing murder cases dealing with race-and-justice since the trial of O.J.…

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  • Justice is served!   …or is it?

    "You have no further business with the court." is what Judge Debra Nelson told George Zimmerman on this recent Saturday night of July 13, 2013.  George Zimmerman was found not guilty of fatally shooting Trayvon Benjamin Martin in one of the most televised and incensing murder cases dealing with race-and-justice since the trial of O.J.…

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