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Justice for Lynne Stewart - Sign Petition on Women's Day to Free Her


Society & Culture  (tags: Lynne Stewart, justice, imprisonment, compassionate release, humaity, Breast Cancer, attorney, New York )

Angelika
- 556 days ago - iacenter.org
"This is a cry from deep in my soul on behalf of my sisters-abused, forgotten, made marginal. We are always aware of our place on the rungs of the ladder of oppression based on race and class and sex."



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Angelika R. (143)
Friday March 8, 2013, 9:51 am
Read more on the website http://lynnestewart.org/
She suffers from breast cancer stage four, spread through her body.
 

Autumn S. (149)
Friday March 8, 2013, 10:26 am
signed and noted, I went to the website and it is really sad how she ended up in Federal prison :( thanks for this Angelika
 

Kit B. (276)
Friday March 8, 2013, 10:32 am

Compassionate Release for Lynne Stuart Thanks (Also tweeted and FB--- donation made)

Thank you for appealing to President Obama, Attorney General Holder, Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Samuels, Congressional leaders, U.N. Secretary General Ban and members of the media for Compassionate Release for Lynne Stewart!

*shaking my head* And THIS is a Justice system? I worry that many of us are evolving as humans much faster than those institutions we have created.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Friday March 8, 2013, 10:47 am
YES-THIS IS your "justice system"- thx Kit! **************************
 

Henriette Matthijssen (145)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:17 pm
Message sent. Thanks Angie.
 

Kay F. (552)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:22 pm
Signed, thanks Angie!
 

Joy Wong (75)
Friday March 8, 2013, 6:32 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Joe R. (189)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 9:12 am
Thanks Angelika. Signed and noted.
 

. (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 11:23 am
done
 

AniMae Chi (407)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 1:35 pm
i don't have an area code & phone
 

Elderberry C. (47)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:26 pm
Kunsioux D Try 000000.....
 

Elderberry C. (47)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:39 pm
Dreadful Injustice and only 35 notes...Why???
 

Angelika R. (143)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:43 pm
Indifference, Elderberry! Sadly, as with so many issues..
 

Jerry B. (120)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 9:28 pm
Signed and sent ..thanks Angelika!
 

Paul Girardin (140)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 9:41 pm
Sometimes I feel so ashamed for my fellow humans!
 

Marie W. (65)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 10:56 pm
S&N
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (383)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 12:47 am
N&S. Thanks Angelika.
 

Shirley Elliott (64)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:59 am
Noted and signed
 

Brenda Nelson (3)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 10:21 am
It is my understanding that in the USA there are "For Profit" prisons, in which case I worry that these just encourage keeping people locked up...
 

Birgit W. (144)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 12:52 pm
Thanks
 

Dotti Lydon (116)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 1:22 pm
Noted and message sent.
 

Darren Woolsey (74)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 1:44 pm
Passing around...
 

monka blanke (74)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 2:15 pm
signed and message sent.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 2:56 pm
Signed.
 

Mariette G. (150)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:15 pm
Message sent. Thank Angelika!
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:40 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Angelika.
 

Sheila D. (25)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 4:34 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Angelika.
 

Tom Edgar (56)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 5:29 pm
When will you realise that you do NOT have a JUSTICE system. A legal system maybe, but one cut to suit the cloth of the those who can afford an Armani suit.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 6:49 pm
Well stated Tom!
 

jo M. (3)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 7:51 pm
While her 28 month sentence was deserved, it does seem an overreaction to extend it to ten years just for her stating her lack of remorse for her crime. She should be released on humanitarian grounds.
 

Shawna S. (43)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 8:59 pm
Thanks...noted
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 11:34 pm
That was upsetting... I filled the petition out Gladly, however I do not give out my phone number...and they would not accept my signature without it..!!! Thats not good. That limits signatures that are needed... Might do a care2 petition about this someone?? I'd be so glad to sign and help. She needs to be out now. It's the right thing to do.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Monday March 11, 2013, 12:07 am
thanks Devon for your effort! That IS strange, give it another try perhaps? I don't believe that ANYONE here who signed left their phone and it was still accepted.
 

caroline s. (80)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:46 am
Signed, thanks!
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Monday March 11, 2013, 6:32 am
S+N
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:14 am
N&S. Thanks, Angelika.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:41 am
Noted.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Monday March 11, 2013, 7:54 am
Noted and gladly signed. Thank you, Angelika.
 

Shirley B. (5)
Monday March 11, 2013, 12:16 pm
Tel # use a local area code (your neighbors) followed by 999-9999. It always works for me on all petitions.Signed and noted Cher. TY
 

Shirley B. (5)
Monday March 11, 2013, 12:18 pm
Sorry, TY Angelica - mental overlap.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Monday March 11, 2013, 1:46 pm
Noted
 

John Coleman (18)
Monday March 11, 2013, 3:02 pm
Throw away the key! She deserved what she got!
 

Maria Barbosa (14)
Monday March 11, 2013, 5:04 pm
done!
 

Natasha Salgado (520)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 12:36 am
Very sad. I hope our efforts can free her. Signed and shared,thanks angelika.
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 2:01 am
Sadly noted and signed
 

Robby R. (15)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 11:23 am
S & N
 

Gloria H. (88)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 11:48 am
signed. They consider her a flight risk? You just gotta shake your head at some of the antics men will come up with to defend themselves from the very thought of "uppity" women.
She somehow just doesn't come across to me as superwoman bending prison bars.
A martyr perhaps, Houdini and dangerous...no!
 

Phil P. (91)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 12:29 pm
What's going on with our justice system? Rapist, murderers and swindlers being released right and left but advocates and whistle blowers given maximum jail time.
 

Liliana D. (124)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 1:33 pm
done, thanks
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 4:25 pm
Brenda, yes, there are private prisons here (I thnk they are all state prisons, not federal, though; I hope someone will correct me if I am wrong.) Someone I care about is in one. Please pray, if you pray, for us both. I signed previously and am also sending Lynne (at least one) encouragement/get well card - that means so much to prisoners. I hope others will too. If you do, don't send one with glitter or plastic or stickers or any kind of 3-D effect, or sound, or one that is too large. Don't sign or write with crayon or anything but ball point or rollerball pen, or pencil. Basically, keep it simple. Look up the prison rules if you have any question, and if after that you still have a question, don't send the questionable thing. Thanks all.
 

Joy McR (131)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 7:06 pm
noted..
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 9:55 pm
I didn't sign this petition. No where does it claim her innocence for the charges brought against her and what those charges were that she was found guily of.
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 9:56 pm
A compassionate plea for a guilty person convicted to life sentence, should be just that.
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 3:02 pm
Done
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 3:47 pm
Signed. Thanks Angelika
 

Carla van der Meer (519)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 6:59 pm
Done
 
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