I began this blog in May 2009 following the death of Marcia Powell at Perryville State Prison in Goodyear, Arizona. It is not intended to prescribe the path that leads to freedom from the prison industrial complex.

Rather, these are just my observations in arguably the most racist, fascist, militaristic state in the nation at a critical time in history for a number of intersecting liberation movements. From Indigenous resistance to genocidal practices, to the fight over laws like SB1070 and the ban on Ethnic Studies, Arizona is at the center of many battles for human rights, and thus the struggle for prison abolition as well - for none are free until all are. I retired the blog in APRIL 2013.

Visit me now at Arizona Prison Watch or Survivors of Prison Violence-AZ

Monday, November 15, 2010

Liberty and Justice for Gladys and Jamie Scott

From: Nancy Lockhart

Your Calls-Emails and Faxes are Urgently Needed:

Jamie Scott has stated that she is going blind her vision is getting worse daily and she has NOT received glasses as of yet.

Call Gloria Perry and ask that she follow through with ensuring that Jamie Scott # 19197 receives glasses -
(601) 359-5155

Gladys Scott has informed me that the board of Pardons and Parole in Mississippi is wrapping their investigation up and will refer their findings to Governor Haley Barbour's office.

Gladys Scott #19142 has requested that we call, fax, snail mail and e-mail The Honorable Haley Barbour's office to request clemency. Please also request that the governor make provisions for the sisters to include that their civil rights are restored - *WITHOUT FELONY* records.

Make a toll free call to governor Haley Barbour at 877-405-0733

E-mail governor Barbour --

Governor Haley Barbour
P.O. Box 139
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Fax: 601-359-3741

Email the governor's personal assistant - Dorothy Kuykendal

Last, National Action Network - Rev. Al Sharpton's organization - stated that a rally would be held at the beginning of December. After having their release forms by The Scott Sisters NAN has said that the date is postponed and has not given us any idea of their plans thus far. Please Call National Action Network's National Headquarters and inquire about their involvement to FREE THE SCOTT SISTERS!

Nancy Lockhart, M.J.

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