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Mass Call In To Demand That Wolf Meet With Prisoners' Families

On Monday, November 5th we keep up the pressure. Call Wolf’s office at 717-787-2500 to demand that he meet with the families and friends of incarcerated people!

Last month, Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel and Governor Tom Wolf rolled out some of the most punitive anti-prisoner policies in the country. These new DOC policies violate prisoners’ rights, restrict access to educational materials, and surveil and delay people’s correspondence with loved ones on the outside. 

Prisoners and Advocacy Groups Win Right to a Trial on Constitutionality of the Silencing Act (PA SB508)

For Immediate Release

March 7, 2015

This afternoon, Chief Judge for the federal court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Christopher Conner, ruled that Plaintiffs in the cases Abu-Jamal v. Kane and Prison Legal News v. Kane had standing against Attorney General Kane to seek a ruling on the constitutionality of the Silencing Act, a censorship law targeted at Mumia Abu-Jamal and other currently and formerly incarcerated people.