The rallying cry for community control of police must be extended to the entire governmental apparatus. We have a plethora of governments at the city, county, state and the federal level yet they rarely act on the public’s behalf. That is why elected officials from Idaho to Pennsylvania to Alabama are certain they can get away with using the people’s money for dubious reasons. New prisons and better paid police are all we have to show for sickness, unemployment, and death. . . .
Jailhouse Lawyers Speak calls for National Shut ‘Em Down Demonstrations
Jailhouse Lawyers Speak announces the call for National Abolition Demonstrations inside the prisons and Jails of America. . . .
In The Spirit of Abolition, Let’s Shut’em Down!
A call to action. National “Shut’em Down” demonstrations are called for August 21st and September 9th. Originally published on the Jailhouse Lawyers Speak blog. . . .