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.

51-75 of 7941 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
7891 1 year ago Andrea Pennisi New York, NY
7890 1 year ago Anonymous Gladstone, MO
7889 1 year ago Anonymous Canton, MA
7888 1 year ago nickell wise pougny, ot
7887 1 year ago Anonymous CA
7886 1 year ago Willie Collins Fountain Hills , AZ
7885 2 years ago Andreya Garcia Azusa, CA Prisoners should have and be allowed to exercise their constitutional rights
7884 2 years ago Roxanne Logan Gamaliel, AR My son is incarcerated in Texas right now
7883 2 years ago Adrienne Weller Seattle, WA Prisoners need and deserve access to the news media of their choice.
7882 2 years ago Tom Davies Cambridge, ot
7881 2 years ago carol uschyk Calistoga, CA
7880 2 years ago Gloria Purcell Belmont, CA
7879 2 years ago Anne Dwyer Boulder, CO
7878 2 years ago Kate Jamal Wilmington, DE
7877 2 years ago Maria Kalousi Washington, DC
7876 2 years ago S Slayton Kent, WA
7875 2 years ago George Mattson Los Angeles, CA
7874 2 years ago Jared Laiti Sacramento, CA
7873 2 years ago Janiece Staton Retired RN, BSN, MSW, MAT Beaverton, OR
7872 2 years ago mk bartul Cornwall on Hudson, NY
7871 2 years ago Heather Guillen San Jose, CA
7870 2 years ago Kevin Eisenstaedt San Francisco, CA
7869 2 years ago Joe Sokolinsky Madison, WI
7868 2 years ago Margaret S. Maurin Bryn Mawr, PA
7867 2 years ago Stacy Harris Oshkosh, WI
Next ->

By taking action you will be automatically signed up for action alerts from RootsAction. We consider your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us to do so. You can unsubscribe at the bottom of any email you receive from us.