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The Horror of the Prison Promoting, Judge Recalling Movement
by Feminist & Prison Abolitionist
Thursday Jun 7th, 2018 8:23 AM
When this anti-prison woman first heard about the anti-rape movement, I recalled the Scottsboro Boys, a group of black boys and men framed for rape in the 1930s. Rape is certainly terrible, but in a capitalist society which does not promote rehabilitation, it is a class and racist weapon, and always a political football.
When this anti-prison woman first heard about the anti-rape movement, I recalled the Scottsboro Boys, a group of black boys and men framed for rape in the 1930s. Rape is certainly terrible, but in a capitalist society which does not promote rehabilitation, it is a class and racist weapon, and always a political football.

This hysteria has now reached a point of recalling a judge in Santa Clara County, Judge Aaron Persky, on June 5, 2018, in a 60-40 vote, and has now terrorized judges to promoting more prison time for the workingclass and usually black or brown defendants, all at the expense of us taxpayers, where if they actually committed the crime, they will receive no rehabilitation. When a person is sentenced on a sex charge, they are required to sign up with the state as sex offenders on a list that is a public record, searchable by potential employers, thus guaranteeing they can never be employed and will be on the public payroll either by returning to prison or on some subsistence program for the rest of their lives, all paid for by us taxpayers.

A good article on the politicizing of the judiciary with this recall movement is by Oakland public defender, Rachel Marshall, “The Recall of the Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Will End Up Hurting Poor, Minority Defendants” on June 6, 2018 at https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/6/6/17434694/persky-brock-turner-recall-california-stanford-rape-sentencing

As to the Brock Turner case, where the woman was drunk to the point of being unconscious, if this anti-prison woman had sat on the jury, she would have voted not guilty due to the 100% contributory negligence of the woman as there is no excuse for getting drunk at all, much less to the point of being unconscious. Of course, being anti-prison, this woman will never be allowed to sit on any criminal case jury. The case is more fully described at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People_v._Turner

The only solution is to abolish the prison-punishment system and demand rehabilitation programs for those who have a drinking problem, as both Brock Turner and the female drunk had. That is the most cost effective for us taxpayers and actually solves the alcohol problem. This woman was embarrassed and horrified that the female drunk’s self-serving psychobabble statement was circulated widely and has only served to promote lynch mob justice, all at the expense of the taxpayers and the workingclass of all colors.
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Reps Eshoo & Lofgren's case law for Independent JudiciaryFeminist & Prison AbolitionistThursday Jun 7th, 2018 9:06 PM
Why the Recall of Judge Persky is Terrible for Racial JusticeR.R.Thursday Jun 7th, 2018 6:31 PM