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Attorney Lynne Stewart Too Sick for Prison; Sign Petition for Compassionate Release Now
by Free Lynne Stewart
Tuesday May 14th, 2013 8:23 PM
Attorney Lynne Stewart, framed by Republican Bush, and still being prosecuted and persecuted by Democrat Obama, is so weak from Stage 4 Cancer, now in her lungs, that she walks with a walker and must nap for an hour just to take a shower. She needs your signature on her Petition for Compassionate Release now at http://www.change.org/petitions/petition-to-free-lynne-stewart-save-her-life-release-her-now-2
Attorney Lynne Stewart, framed by Republican Bush, and still being prosecuted and persecuted by Democrat Obama, is so weak from Stage 4 Cancer, now in her lungs, that she walks with a walker and must nap for an hour just to take a shower. She needs your signature on her Petition for Compassionate Release now at http://www.change.org/petitions/petition-to-free-lynne-stewart-save-her-life-release-her-now-2

Democracy Now, on May 14, 2013, had an extensive discussion of the case of attorney Lynne Stewart with DN producer , Renée Feltz and with former US attorney general Ramsey Clark, at http://www.democracynow.org/2013/5/14/jailed_civil_rights_attorney_lynne_stewart

Renée Feltz, who visited Lynne Stewart in prison on May 10, 2013, stated:

“But in terms of what I observed about her health, compared to previous people who have visited her, she seems to be going downhill rapidly. Like I was saying, this feisty woman that we’ve seen earlier in the show today in these clips, when I saw her, was now a 73-year-old woman who was thinner, who was wearing a knit cap because she had gone bald from former chemo treatments, and was using a walker to slowly approach me, and told me that basically she has to nap for an hour or so even to do something as simple as take a shower.”

Lynne Stewart’s defense team has also filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the US Supreme Court, defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as a writ “issued by a superior to an inferior court requiring the latter to produce a certified record of a particular case tried therein. The writ is issued in order that the court issuing the writ may inspect the proceedings and determine whether there have been any irregularities.”

This petition reads in part, "Freedom of speech does not exist in the abstract. It can only flourish in an effective forum. For, in reality, free speech is found in a multitude of circumstances. Not long ago it was young people, with long hair, tramping around a federal courthouse chanting, 'No. No. We won't go!’ It is an American flag sewn to a pair of old blue jeans. It’s all this and much more that defy description. It is indivisible. We cannot save it for one person and deny it to another. It must exist for all of us, or there is a real risk that, someday, it may not exist for any of us. And, so, it must exist for Lynne Stewart along with everyone else because her words are entitled to the same protection from prosecution as other political speech. Under no circumstances should her words and beliefs subject her to eight more years of imprisonment."

Obama’s Justice Department asked for more time to reply to the cert petition, knowing that Lynne Stewart is dying of cancer and thus she can only rely on the Petition for Compassionate Release to free her so that she may spend her last days in a New York hospital, surrounded by family and friends.

For more information on this case, see her website:
http://lynnestewart.org/
and the petition for compassionate release is at
http://www.change.org/petitions/petition-to-free-lynne-stewart-save-her-life-release-her-now-2

When you are done signing this petition, take that next step that is urgently needed to put an end to these Democrat-Republican fascist frame-ups, as well as all the other horrors at home and abroad perpetrated by the Democrat-Republicans, the twin parties of war and fascism, and register Peace & Freedom or Green, the only two parties that support Lynne Stewart as they need your registration, not just your occasional vote, to stay on the ballot.

You can register online at:
https://rtv.sos.ca.gov/elections/register-to-vote/

For more information on these two parties, see:
http://www.peaceandfreedom.org/home/
(At the P&F site, you will see an excellent picture of P&F’s 2014 candidate for governor, Cindy Sheehan, with attorney Lynne Stewart and her husband, Ralph Poynter.)

http://www.cagreens.org/
http://www.gp.org/index.php