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Cody Lee Sutherlin is getting out!
by Tinley Park 5 Support
Monday Apr 21st, 2014 1:28 PM
Cody Lee Sutherlin is one of 5 anti-racist activists who took part in emphatically stopping a meeting of white supremacists at a restaurant in Tinley Park, IL. He is now getting out after spending over 2 years in an Illinois state prison. Help us secure a release fund for Cody Lee Sutherlin.
In May of 2012 five anti fascists were arrested and later that year
convicted of taking part in emphatically, stopping a meeting of white
supremacists at a restaurant in Tinley Park, which is a Chicago suburb.
tinleyparkfive.wordpress.com/about

Cody Lee Sutherlin is one of those 5 and is due to be released from
prison by the beginning of June. So , Bloomington ABC , NYC ABC , and
Sacramento Prisoner Support have launched a campaign to start a release fund for
Cody Lee.

By the time Cody Lee is released he'll have been locked up for just over
two years, will have a felony on is record, and certain things just
won't be the same. Lets help him make a smooth transition! Lets raise
some money, and secure a release fund that will welcome him upon his release.

Here is the website that was created for folks to donate to Cody Lee
Sutherlin's Release Fund online: youcaring.com/welcomehomecody .

If for whatever reason you'd rather donate offline, please go
ahead and make the check out to Cody Lee Sutherlin, then mail the check to:

Sacramento Prisoner Support
PO Box 163126
Sacramento, CA 95816

If you'd like to write to Cody to let him know you're thinking of him
and that you're glad he's getting out soon, I'm sure he'd love to hear
from you. His current address is as follows:

Cody Sutherlin M34021
13423 E 1150th Ave
Robinson, IL 62454

In Solidarity,

Bloomington ABC, NYC ABC, Sacramento Prisoner Support

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by Workers Revolution
Tuesday Apr 22nd, 2014 9:52 PM
All should be aware that the Tilney Park 5 have been on the Partisan Defense Committee (PDC) stipend of $50 per month since they were placed in prison. "The PDC is a class-struggle, non-sectarian legal and social defense organization which cahmpions cases and causes in the interest of the whole of the working people. This purpose is in accordance with the political views of the Spartacist League. Our heritage is the working-class defense policies of the International Labor Defense (ILD), under its founder and first secretary from 1925-1928, James P. Cannon. The PDC was initiated by the Spartacist League in 1974, and stands on the record of principled defense work conducted by the Spartacist League.

"The PDC is partisan: we stand unconditionally on the side of working people and their allies in struggle against their exploiters and oppressors. We place all our faith in the power of the masses and no faith whatever in the "justice" of the courts. While favoring all possible legal proceedings for the cases we support, we recognize that the courts, prisons and police exist to maintain through organized violence and terror the rule of one class over others. In its partisanship, the PDC is also anti-sectarian. We champion causes and defend cases whose victorious outcomes are in the interest of the working people, irrespective of particular political views. We defend, in the words of James P. Cannon, "any member of the workers movement, regardless of his views, who suffered persecution by the capitalist courts because of his activities or his opinion"

For more info on the Partisan Defense Committee I suggest you check out their web site @ http://www.partisandefense.org OR Partisan Defense Committee, P.O. Box 77462, San Francisco, CA 94107-0462