When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana in 2017, prisoners were left locked-up in its path.
Another hurricane or tropical storm is threatening the Gulf Coast right now.
Please take a moment to sign the petition at this link and to phone the numbers you'll find on the next page.
We'll be able to deliver this petition to all relevant authorities now and during hurricanes and other disasters to come.
Here are the words of the petition:
Do not leave prisoners locked-up in the paths of hurricanes, tropical storms, floods, fires, or other life-threatening disasters.
Click here to add your name and to see the phone numbers to call right away.
Lives are at stake.
After signing the petition, please make the phone calls and use the tools on the next webpage to share it with your friends.
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-- The RootsAction.org Team
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>> Democracy Now, September 8, 2017, "Texas Prisoners Are Facing Horrid Conditions After Hurricane Harvey & Retaliation for Reporting Them"
>> ABC 7, July 12, 2019, "New Orleans Braces for Possible Hurricane Barry As Outer Bands Hit Southeastern Louisiana"