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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13731 1 week ago Paola Medina-Diaz Gurabo, PR , US
13730 3 months ago nunye bezwex Stoughton, WI , US
13729 3 months ago Jeff Bence Newtown, PA , US
13728 3 months ago Anonymous Lake Wales, FL , US
13727 5 months ago Marc Waters Afton, NY , US
13726 5 months ago James Byrnes Cincinnati, OH , US
13725 6 months ago monica nelson Victoria, BC , CA
13723 6 months ago Anonymous Levittown, PA , US
13722 6 months 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 6 months ago Julie Botten Romford, ot , GB
13720 7 months ago Anonymous Frederic, WI , US
13719 9 months ago Barbara White PITTSBURGH, PA , US
13718 9 months ago Jorgen Karlsson Eastbourne, ot , GB
13717 9 months ago DAVID TRUJILLO AURORA, CO , US
13716 9 months ago Anonymous TN , US
13715 9 months ago Amanda Geer Jackson, MI , US
13714 10 months ago Jason Schulman New York, NY , US The charges must be dropped!
13713 10 months ago donye sacco Los Angeles, CA , US
13712 10 months ago Nicholas Anderson Munster, IN , US
13711 10 months ago Clive Hawkins Belleville, ON , CA
13710 10 months ago Anonymous gfg, OH , US
13709 10 months ago Arshi Khan Canton, MI , US
13708 11 months ago Anonymous Santa Clara, CA , US
13707 11 months ago Robin WvS Edmonton, AB , CA
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