Drop the Charges Against Reality Winner

On June 3, 2017, NSA contractor Reality Leigh Winner was arrested and charged under the Espionage Act for allegedly providing a media organization with a top-secret document that analyzed information about alleged Russian online intrusions into a U.S. election. A year later, Reality Winner remains in a small jail without a trial.

Several months before Winner's arrest, the FBI’s then-Director James Comey told President Trump that he was (in the words of a subsequent Comey memo) “eager to find leakers and would like to nail one to the door as a message.” Meanwhile, politically connected and high-level government officials continue to leak without consequence, or selectively declassify material to advance their own interests.

To U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

We urge you to immediately drop all charges against Reality Winner.


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13722 1 week ago Charles Wilber Whitmire, SC , US Since passage of the OSH Act in 1970, Congress has expanded OSHA's whistleblower authority to protect workers from retaliation under twenty-two federal laws. You have no right to hold Ms. Winner und...
13721 1 week ago Julie Botten Romford, ot , GB
13720 3 weeks ago Anonymous Frederic, WI , US
13719 3 months ago Barbara White PITTSBURGH, PA , US
13718 3 months ago Jorgen Karlsson ot , GB
13717 3 months ago DAVID TRUJILLO AURORA, CO , US
13716 3 months ago Anonymous TN , US
13715 3 months ago Amanda Geer Jackson, MI , US
13714 4 months ago Jason Schulman New York, NY , US The charges must be dropped!
13713 4 months ago donye sacco Los Angeles, CA , US
13712 4 months ago Nicholas Anderson Munster, IN , US
13711 4 months ago Clive Hawkins Belleville, ON , CA
13710 4 months ago Anonymous gfg, OR , US
13709 4 months ago Arshi Khan Canton, MI , US
13708 5 months ago Anonymous Santa Clara, CA , US
13707 5 months ago Robin WvS Edmonton, AB , CA
13706 5 months ago mitra navabi toronto, ON , CA
13705 5 months ago Philippe Bobichon Paris, ot , FR
13704 5 months ago Diana Amov San Diego, CA , US
13703 5 months ago Chris Richards London, ot , GB
13702 5 months ago Debbie Earley Felton, DE , US
13701 5 months ago Chuck Miller Norman, OK , US
13700 5 months ago Anonymous Henderson, NV , US
13699 5 months ago Jane Hayward Lewisburg, PA , US
13698 5 months ago Ida Pacheco Joseph, OR , US Do the RIGHT thing - drop all charges against Reality Winner.
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