Update #37 ·

Marissa Alexander agrees to plea deal.

It is shameful that it had to come to this decision. The Florida books were stacked against her.  But, a sense of victory that she will not have to serve 20 years in prison.

As her final pretrial hearing began Monday afternoon
Marisa Alexander pleaded guilty in exchange for a three-year sentence. However, because of time already served before her first conviction was overturned while awaiting a retrial, Alexander will only serve an additional 65 days in jail plus two years of house arrest.

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Thank all supporters for supporting our cause to "Release Marissa
Alexander", We have delivered our petition to the Governor of Florida, received over 100 thousand petition signatures, signed well wishes card for Marissa, and we kept faith in prayer.  God bless....

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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