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50 Women Freed Early from Oklahoma Prisons This Week

50 Women Freed Early from Oklahoma Prisons This Week

The United States leads the world in incarcerations, and the cost of keeping so many people locked up has taken a toll on our country and our communities. Many states across the country have had to start getting creative with how to handle their prison populations. In some states, inmates have been forced to share […]

No More Drug War: Mother Crystal Munoz doing 19 years for DEA Set Up

No More Drug War: Mother Crystal Munoz doing 19 years for DEA Set Up

Marijuana users are frequently given the advice to never chat or “cooperate” with law enforcement, and there’s no better example of why not than Crystal Munoz, currently in her 7th year of incarceration on a 19 year, 10 month sentence. Her nightmare began when DEA agents visited Munoz’s home. They assured the young mother of […]

Petition: Don’t Leave Roderick Walker in Prison for Life over LSD

Petition: Don’t Leave Roderick Walker in Prison for Life over LSD

Roderick Walker was sentenced to life in prison for LSD well over a decade ago. Now, this non-violent offender is the focus of a national petition to request his clemency and release from prison. Roderick, called “Rudd” by his friends, was born in California to hippie parents, and was reportedly a devout DeadHead before he […]