Marc has 874 days left before his early release date of July 9, 2014. It was his 54th birthday on the 13th. If you’d like to send him a note or a letter, he’d love to hear from you. All of the details and address can be found at http://www.FreeMarc.ca
Jodie is off to visit Marc this weekend, and then is going to meet Boston and Rhode Island activists before attending (and speaking at) the New Hampshire Liberty Forum. The forum runs February 23-26. More info can tickets can be found at http://freestateproject.org/libertyforum
Four former British Columbian attorneys-general have written to B.C. Premier Christy Clark and NDP opposition leader Adrian Dix to back legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana to help stop gang activity associated with the illegal marijuana trade. They have joined up with Stop The Violence BC along with former mayors, law enforcement officials, and health professionals. Jodie was on Global TV news, News 1130 radio, CKNW radio, Radio NL, and the Vancouver Sun about this story! Be sure to check out http://www.StopTheViolenceBC.org and see the news stories here: http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2012/02/14/Former-BC-Attorneys-Gene…
Mandatory minimum sentencing in Canada has been challenged with a recent court case. The fight against mandatory minimums for marijuana – the cruel, expensive Bill C-10, being looked at in the Senate right now – continues and you can help! Go to http://www.LeadNow.ca to sign a petition to help stop Bill C-10 – click the “CRIME BILL” link at the top of the website!
More bad legislation is being introduced by Stephen Harper’s Conservatives that would allow police to look at your cyber life without a warrant. A petition is available to sign at http://www.StopSpying.ca and check out http://www.OpenMedia.ca
Jodie picks the winner of this week’s Free Marc hoodie. To get your name in next week’s contest, send an email to [email protected]
Be sure to read Marc’s blogs and articles at http://www.FreeMarc.ca and all the details are there if you want to send him at letter. He loves to hear from fellow activists and supporters!
MARC EMERY #40252-086
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YAZOO CITY, MS 39194
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