Grant Clemency to Vietnam Veteran, Darrell Hayden, life in prison for non-violent marijuana only offenses
  • Petitioning President Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama

Grant Clemency to Vietnam Veteran, Darrell Hayden, life in prison for non-violent marijuana only offenses

    1. erin wheat
    2. Petition by

      erin wheat

      Clarksville, TN

Darrell has been in prison for 16 years and has no possibility of parole for non-violent, marijuana-only offenses, my uncle has been sentenced to die in prison because of a "three strikes" mandatory sentencing policy in the state.

Darrell is a Vietnam Vet who willingly sacrificed his life to protect and honor this country. A model prisoner with zero violet histroy. While serving his time, Darrell has watched violent criminals, rapists, and murderers serve their time and be released. Meanwhile all he wants to do is be a productive member of society, work, pay taxes, and love his family.

Being away from his home has caused Darrell precious time with his children, seeing his grandchildren grow, and missing out on so many milestones.

President Obama is the only one who has the power to bring this Father, Son, Grandfather, Uncle, Nephew and brother home. Grant Darrell clemency. Please help us reach a reasonable and just end to his prison sentence by signing and sharing this petition.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 40,000 signatures
    2. Letters and Petition sent to The President

      erin wheat
      Petition Organizer

      We have sent this petiton, and the comments along with hand written letters to the President. All we can do now is pray, and keep sharing! Every single one of you all have moved our family, Darrell thanks you from the bottom of his heart! You all are helping to change our lives.

      With Love,
      The Hayden Family

    3. Reached 12,500 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Sara Ross LOS ANGELES, CA
      • 1 day ago

      The "three strikes" law is just nonsensical, and just another way to fill up for-profit prisons.

    • Michael Martin VISALIA, CA
      • 1 day ago

      Three strikes was never meant to put non-violent offense offenders behind bars for life.

    • Larry Goodman RIO DEL MAR, CA
      • 5 days ago

      Really? Charge Pres. Obama (see admissions in his 1st book) ... Show some honor and respect to a vet ; one who had the balls to serve!

    • Sharon Kufeldt PALM SPRINGS, CA
      • 6 days ago

      Many veterans find ease from PTSD using this herb for medicine

    • Kathy Case BARDSTOWN, KY
      • 11 days ago

      After all this time, don't you think this man has learned his lesson, at least he is not a killer, child molester or etc


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