11046Nationwide actions demand: Drop all charges against Marissa Alexander now!
- Jan 31, 2014Nationwide actions demand: Drop all charges against Marissa Alexander now!
Contingents and outreach on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend
Across the United States, supporters of Marissa Alexander took action January 18-20 - Martin Luther King weekend - to demand all charges against Marissa Alexander be dropped.
Contingents marched in MLK parades and outreach took place in Asheville, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Florida; New Haven, Connecticut; New Paltz, New York; New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Sacramento, California; San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Washington, D.C.; and other cities.
Now is the time to unite and intensify our efforts in spreading the word about Marissa's case and demanding her complete freedom.
Marissa is a survivor of domestic violence, and is only facing charges because of this racist and unjust legal system. There is no crime in defending yourself from abuse. Marissa acted in self-defense and injured no one. She should not be subjected to a second trial. All charges against her should be dropped immediately.
Read more for reports of some of the Jan. 18-20 actions and get involved:
* Sign the petition - Free Marissa Alexander!
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