Monday, September 12, 2011

Support Leonard Peltier - 67 today and still fighting!

Today is Leonard Peltier's 67th birthday. He's
in dire straits rather than being able to
celebrate with family and friends--and he needs your help.

First, have you reached out to your union locals
in your community? Educate union members about
the Peltier case and motivate them to work with
us towards securing clemency for Leonard Peltier.
Don't be satisfied with a telephone conversation.
Schedule a presentation for union members
instead. Remember, there's no substitute for
face-to-face interaction. Urge locals to prepare
a letter or resolution to send to President Obama
in support of clemency. A copy of the same should
be sent to the LPDOC. Don't know what locals are
in your area? Visit
to look up locals in your state. You can narrow
your search by zip code on the same Web page.
Canadian and European labor unions are encouraged
to also participate in this effort. Work in solidarity for Leonard's freedom.

Always express your support for an award of
Executive Clemency to Leonard Peltier. Sign our
online petition today at
Obama can and must free Peltier!

We know you've followed the developments in
Leonard Peltier's situation since late
June. You've pitched in to defend and protect
him. You can't know what it means to Leonard to
have your support and to know you're out here fighting for him.

Why is there an effort to destroy Leonard's good
prison record of 15+ years? What role has the
Federal Bureau of Investigation played in recent
incidents at the U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg?

These are question that must be answered.

Please write or call to demand a congressional
investigation into the treatment of Leonard Peltier since late June.

U.S. Senate
Committee on the Judiciary
Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 807
Constitution Avenue and Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-7703

The Subcommittee must investigate the arbitrary
and malicious actions taken by Federal Bureau of
Prisons (BOP) personnel against Leonard at the
U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg.

Review the details about what has occurred at

You might want to draw the Subcommittee's
attention to the video by producer/director
Preston Randolph, an interview with former BOP
guard Bruce Smith, too. It's enlightening--and powerful.

Do it and keep doing it and thank you for all you do on Leonard's behalf.

Launched into cyberspace by the
Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee
PO Box 7488, Fargo, ND 58106

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