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Petitioning U.S. House of Representatives and 5 others

Governor Rick Scott Please RELEASE Ian Manuel from prison (he did not kill anyone)


Because it is cruel and unusual punishment to sentence a child to 65 years who did not kill anyone. Why should Gov. Rick Scott blatantly ignore the May 10, 2010 ruling from the Supreme Court Graham v Florida. that juvenile offenders can't be sentenced to life without parole for non-homicide offenses committed before age 18. He has been in close management solitary confinement for 18 of those years in a room the size of a closet.

Letter to
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Florida State House
and 3 others
Florida State Senate
President of the United States
Florida Governor
Release Ian Manuel from prison (he did not kill anyone)
Ian Manuel was incarcerated at age13. He has spent 18 years in Solitary close management in a Florida prison. Gov. Rick Scott is ignoring the May 10,2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling which says
that juvenile offenders can't be sentenced to life without parole for non-homicide offences committed before age 18. He has been sentenced to a total of 65 years. How is that possible? He has been given more time than a murderer. He has suffered enough! We have all done things as a child that we are not proud of. He call his victim and apologized to her and she accepted his apology. Please sign this Change.Org petition!