Tell prison administrations: lift ban on SF Bay View newspaper

Prison administrations in several states have banned prisoners from receiving the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper, a grassroots paper that has published articles by and about prisoners for decades. Background:
Un-Ban the Bay View!
13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Voice of Detroit: Prisoners Teargassed, Zip-Tied, Left Out in Rain

The bans began in July 2016 in an attempt to silence those preparing for the nationwide prison strike that began on September 9.
 
Since the strike began, dozens of prisoners have reportedly been placed in solitary confinement, transferred to distant facilities, or attacked with weapons and tear gas. In Texas prisons, there has been a spate of suicides.
 
Articles sent from prisons to the SF Bay View reporting these conditions have been continuously intercepted.
 
Denying access to the SF Bay View violates prisoners' rights to freedom of speech and press.

Please sign this petition to prison administrators:

Lift the ban on the San Francisco Bay View newspaper.



26-50 of 7937 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
7912 11 months ago Nicolas Alexander Hayward, Ca, CA End the embargo of ideas..no censorship of educational materials; respect prisoners' human rights!
7911 11 months ago Keith D'Alessandro Canton, MI
7910 11 months ago Stephanie Del Pino Homestead, FL
7909 12 months ago Iwona Torosdag Egg Harbor Township, NJ Stop the privatization of prisons , fema camps and so on... Have a heart
7908 12 months ago Gabriella Frey Milford, CT
7907 12 months ago ed kinane syracuse, ny, NY
7906 12 months ago Frankie Zehrung` Shelton, WA
7905 12 months ago Heinz Leitner Vienna, ot
7904 12 months ago Susan Chandler Fort Pierce, FL
7903 12 months ago lenore sheridan Berkeley, CA
7902 12 months ago Kim Pollak Oakland, CA
7901 12 months ago Willow Katz Santa Cruz, CA All US citizens, including incarcerated persons, deserve First Amendments rights to freedom of speech, press, and assembly.

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall wrote in Procunier v. Mar...
7900 12 months ago Ivan Olsen Gonzales, CA This is simplt the right thing to do.
7899 12 months ago George Cammarota San Jose, CA
7898 12 months ago Claude Marks CA
7897 12 months ago Pierre Labossiere Oakland, CA
7896 12 months ago Joan Peters CA Prisoners need to be able to communicate with the outside world. Cutting them off from doing so is criminal.
7895 12 months ago Ramona Africa philadelphia, PA
7894 12 months ago Tori Miller Atlanta, GA
7893 12 months ago Tess Pender Carmichael, CA
7892 12 months ago Christine Thomas Sacramento, CA
7891 12 months ago Andrea Pennisi NYC, NY
7890 12 months ago Anonymous Gladstone, MO
7889 12 months ago Anonymous Canton, MA
7888 12 months ago nickel wyse pougny, ot
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