End Inhumane Treatment of Prisoners
  • Petitioning Illinois Governor Pat Quinn & the State Legislature of IL

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn & the State Legislature of IL

End Inhumane Treatment of Prisoners

    1. Affordable Power & Justice Chicago, IL
    2. Petition by

      Affordable Power & Justice Chicago, IL

Within the IL Department of Corrections, there is lawlessness, corruption, racketeering and torture. Since Ronald Reagan declared war on poor people, the prison population has doubled every ten years. It's so monstrous, they call it the Prison-Industrial Complex. Prisoners are dehumanized and demonized by over-crowding, over-heating, no heat, hunger, little or no access to health care, being locked-down 23 hrs a day, and tortured--based on their practice, the Dept. of Corrections doesn't pretend to rehabilitate, only to prepare prisoners for their return to prison.

We the under-signed demand that Governor Quinn and the IL Legislature take immediate action to:
1) end double-celling of prisoners in cells that were designed for one person
2) provide 3 days credit for every 1 day housed in sub-human conditions
3) return to the 50% of time served law, and apply it retroactively
4) lower the maximum sentence to 15 years, and apply that retroactively
5) develop and fund programs to provide opportunities, education, rehabilitation, exercise, healthy diet and preventative health care for those who desire to participate

(Feel free to copy/download and please take to your union, church, club etc. Please mail to Affordable Power & Justice, P.O. Box 09016, Chicago, IL 60609. Our address is 643 W. 31st Street, Chicago, IL 60616, phone # (773) 819-0612. Facebook page is "Ain't No Chain")

Let Justice Be Done. Let an Unbroken Circle Break the Chains that are killing us. Thank You.

To:
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn & the State Legislature of IL
End Inhumane Treatment of Prisoners

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Barb Krause AURORA, IL
      • about 1 month ago

      Logan for women is a hell hole! Women that work outside are not allow to wear shorts or sunscreen. The store prices are so high, also in the visiting rooms. The over crowding has caused too many fights. Staff always seems to be confused. The place is dirty! Nice job Quinn!

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    • Barb Krause AURORA, IL
      • about 1 month ago

      These inmates are not animals. The closing of a few prisons has cause dangerous conditions. Take a walk into these prisons Quinn and really look close at the damage you have done to staff and inmates!

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    • Siddiya Swift CONYERS, GA
      • 6 months ago

      Prisoners need to be rehab properly not corrupted by the system who protects citizens. .

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    • Terrel Dixon CHICAGO, IL
      • 6 months ago

      All people deserve to be treated fairly.

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    • Rickey Washington CONYERS, GA
      • 6 months ago

      Need to stop period.

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