Update #27 ·

BREAKING: Florida Senator demands a pardon for Marissa

Senator Dwight Bullard from Miami has asked Governor Rick Scott to pardon Marissa Alexander. 

This is incredible news and could encourage other Senators to speak out on behalf of Marissa also. 

Let's help Senator Bullard keep up the pressure by showing him our appreciation.  

Click the tweet below to say thank you:

Thank you @DwightBullard for demanding a pardon for Marissa Alexander from @FLGovScott. 60,000 stand with you: http://oncaus.es/1fYczUY

Then, leave a comment here to confirm that you tweeted! 

In solidarity,
James Williams

Campaign won!

Last year, Marissa Alexander was at home when she feared for her life in an argument with her husband. Using a gun she was licensed to own, she fired one warning shot into the ceiling of her home that did not harm her attacker.  Because of this one gun shot, she was sentenced to 20 years of prison under Florida's 10-20-life law.  Marissa is a mother of a three year old and has spent the last…

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Angela Corey is trying create a reputation of being tough on criminals, so this spring she's abusing her power in an attempt to put Marissa Alexander behind bars. In Florida, the average sentence for a man who kills his female partner is 2-6 years.  Marissa Alexander, who never hurt anyone is facing 60 years in prison for using warning shot to protect herself and her children from an abusive…

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We send love to all mothers on Mother's Day, knowing that mothering in peace requires justice. Marissa Alexander is a proud mother of three, including teenage twins and a 3-year-old daughter.  She had given premature birth to her youngest child nine days before she was forced to defend her life after being attacked by her abusive estranged husband.  Despite causing no injuries when she fired a…

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