Get her a new trial.

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      Black Justice

Jacksonville mother Marissa Alexander was sentenced by a Florida judge to 20 years in prison for firing what she says was a "warning shot" into the wall after a physical altercation with her husband, Rico Gray.

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Get her a new trial.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • lynn manzione ATHENS, GA
      • 11 months ago

      This sentence is the criminal act--not what Marissa did to defuse an abuse husband!!!!

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    • grace collins ROGERS, AR
      • about 1 year ago

      BC this is Gross mis-carriage of Justice! She has a BA...3 Children & her husband beat her while pregnant! No one died. He had two other charges rt hurting her! And she ONLY fired a Warning shot_into the wall!! And got 20YEARS in prison!! If that doesn't piss you off...nothing will.

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    • Brittany Luby OAKLAND, CA
      • about 1 year ago

      women's rights, human rights

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    • Megan Haselschwerdt AUBURN, AL
      • about 1 year ago

      As a researcher of domestic violence, I know that these laws were put in place to protect women like Ms. Alexander. Domestic violence is very complex, and should be tried in court by attorneys and judges who understand the dynamics of abuse relationships.

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    • Chanel James JACKSONVILLE, FL
      • about 1 year ago

      JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL

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