Thursday, June 14, 2012

LiL Dick Durbin & the ACLU....go together like peanut butter and jelly

FROM THE E-MAIL DEPARTMENT....

Dear ACLU Supporter,

Next week, U.S. Senator Richard Durbin will chair a Senate subcommittee hearing on the horrific human impact of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons, jails and detention centers. This hearing is critical for Illinois residents, because of the current efforts to shutter the "supermax" prison at Tamms.

You can make your voice heard by sharing with Senator Durbin and the subcommittee members the experience of Tamms. Take action and submit your statement of testimony to the U.S. Senate.

Many states around the nation are turning away from the use of solitary confinement. Holding prisoners in solitary confinement is more expensive, may result in higher rates of recidivism, and inflicts lasting harm on people who have endured such imprisonment. For example, prisoners with serious mental illness are disproportionately placed in solitary confinement as a means of controlling their behavior.

The consequences can be devastating, often leading to mental deterioration and self-harm. Conditions of solitary confinement at Tamms led a federal judge to say that "Tamms imposes drastic limitations on human contact, so much so as to inflict lasting psychological and emotional harm on inmates confined for long periods." Some individuals housed at Tamms have gone without human contact for nearly a decade.

With our liberal queer as a three dollar bill senior Senator chairing this hearing, we need Illinois voices to speak out against the use of solitary confinement. Please send your testimony to Senator Durbin today.

Sincerely,

Miss Lipstick on a Pig, Colleen Connell

Executive DirectorACLU of Illinois

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Relax with the aclu. They are about to take the case where your white inbread cousins the kkk are fighting to get a strip of highway named after them in georiga. The aclu says that they should be banned from doing this and this violates their amendment rights. So the aclu isn't all bad.

Anonymous said...

Durbin or dustbin is like a curse on Illinois, remove the curse.

Anonymous said...

anyhing for the criminals and shitheads. making it harder and harder to make "people" accountable for their crimes. heres a brilliant fucking idea.... dont go to jail assholes!!! typical soft liberal shithead loving shit, come on civil war!!!!

Anonymous said...

Dick Durbin, the gift that just keeps giving. You fucking democrats, this type of politician is exactly why I think about living in a free state.

Anonymous said...

Solitary confinement is better than radiator hose up the ass!

I Voted For Obama said...

Dick Durbin does remind Obama of peanut butter.

Out of the car Motherfucker!!! said...

After the next election Turbin will have plenty of time to fuck around with the ACLU!!!! Turbin is going down in flames, like the rest of the scum!!!! VOTE ALL THESE FUCKHEADS OUT!!!!!! Fuck these convicts!!!!!! You don't like being in jail???? Clean up ur fucking act!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

In the next civil war,maybe the whites will get it right this time