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Jun 12, 2010

Please Help – Climate Justice Faster facing prison
To members of I support Climate Justice Fast!

Dear Friends,
Despite the Gulf disaster, no one from BP has been arrested and sent to jail. But today I write to inform you that one of America's best global warming activists, and a Climate Justice Faster, is probably facing several months of jail. Why? Because he peacefully dropped two banners on Capitol Hill that said: "GREEN JOBS NOW" and "GET TO WORK."
I'm not joking. Ted Glick was convicted by a jury May 13th of peacefully dropping the banners inside the U.S. Senate Building last September. You can see a three-minute video of Ted's September "crime" right here. He's the guy toward the end simply lowering the banners. Period.
http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2009/09/09/wind-energy-assembly-line-welcomes-back-senators-from-recess/
Now Ted is facing up to three years in jail. Based on the judge's comments last week, it really does appear that he will be incarcerated for at least a month or two.
So here's what you can do:
Please write a respectful but firm letter to Judge Frederick H. Weisberg telling him why you think Ted should not go to jail. The judge's address is
Judge Frederick H. Weisberg
DC Superior Court
500 Indiana Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
The letters should be respectful. Describe the urgency of the climate issue and the need to pressure the US government to take action on it; Give your views on what would be a justice-based approach by the legal system toward nonviolent actions of the kind Ted took part in.
You can email Ted at ted@chesapeakeclimate.org, or you could send by regular mail to Ted's attention at CCAN, P.O. Box 11138, Takoma Park, Md. 20912.
Paul Connor for Climate Justice
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=132869499637

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