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Carla has supported 194 campaigns

Personal Campaign

5 days left
Carla Herwitz

Carla is gathering 10 signatures to

Urge Congress To Pass The Second Chance Reauthorization Act!

This is a great thing that has just come to my attention. My son is a prisoner in Texas, serving 7 years and completely reformed. He has become a Buddhist while in prison and is a vegetarian who will be vegan when he can get sufficient nutrition (after prison). He has been questioned closely by his parole board, the threat being that he will be committed, which could mean life in prison. And all this is for the crime called "peeping tom" which would have been a misdemeanor in Massachusetts. This is mostly because he was tried and convicted by an Austin, TX TV channel on a slow news night. It is they who should be in prison, not my son. Please do anything you can to aid us in our cause, including letting me know if you would like to be a pen pal for Chris. With luck, the new hearing will be laughed out of court, but we are talking about the heart of the Prison Industrial Complex. As John Oliver sang on "This Week Tonight" some weeks ago; "The Prison System is Broken." Prisons are operated in many places, especially Texas and Arizona, for profit and are abusive institutions who set about not to reform inmates, but to make sure that they never get released.

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