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It is unconscionable but true the arrest rate in America has gone down but the prison incarceration rate has exponentially gone up! The inner city needless to say has the greatest percentages and people of color are disproportionately affected. Public awareness is necessary for us to make the changes and the will to put forth the effort will require love and courage. The data is undeniable the question is do we have the will to address it.
Come aboard a trip after the release from prison and the things to become a part of society once released. The first thing the state ask is each person returning outside from prison is to register with the ploice department or sheriff office. Many returning inmates never register some because they have forgotten to excited to be free again. Some because they are afraid another change may come up.
The clemency function is an act of mercy that absolves an individual from all or any part of the punishment that the law imposes. This is a power to grant full or conditional pardons, or commute punishment. There are rules for these lengthy procedures, and these powers are vested in the Governor only with the agreement of two Cabinet members who are also statewide elected officials.
RULES OF EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. STATEMENT OF POLICY
3. PAROLE AND PROBATION
I. Types of Clemency
A. Full Pardon
B. Pardon Without Firearm Authority
C. Pardon for Misdemeanor
D. Commutation of Sentence
E. Remission of Fines and Forfeitures
F. Specific Authority to Own, Possess, or Use Firearms
G. Restoration of Civil Right
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Chaplain Bernell Wesley joins us to talk about the Prison Industrial Complex and its correlation to slavery. He is the Director of Community Chaplaincy Outreach, Inc., a 501c3 registered nonprofit. He is very active in Metro Atlanta working with the following orgainzations
Board Certified American Chaplaincy Association Member
Georgia Association of Law Enforcement Chaplains
Clayton County Library Board Member
School Council Member, Drew High School of Riverdale, Georgia
Church of the Harvest International - Member over 10 years, serves on the praise team and in other leadership capacities
Clayton County Prison Reentry Taskforce
International Network of Prison Ministries
Certified to minister in 60 state prisons in Georgia and South Carolina
Professional Substitute teacher for Fulton County Charter Schools
Listen to his solutions for solving the problems and how we can work together to help stop the cycle of incarceratiion in our society
Thanks and God Bless
Minister Jonathan Simmons
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Life's Issues with Llyod Rosen with his guest Marilyn Redmond & Nazim Rashid:
Marilyn Redmond, BA, CHT, IBRT, is also a winning international writer syndicated columnist, consultant, counselor, repression and past life therapist, and a speaker sharing the dynamics of life for healing your life. She is a member of the American Board of Hypnotherapy and the International Board for Regression Therapy. She was inducted into Who’s Who for Professionals for her innovative and pioneering work restoring traumatic lives, healing emotional causes of illness and releasing negative energy through her innovative Therapeutic Hypnosis.
Nazim went from a childhood of suicidal fantasies from emotional neglect and emotional bullying from family members to drug abuse in his adolescent years to drug dealing to suicide attempt to drug addiction to homelessness, to his transformation to becoming a Muslim, completing a 12 Step Program to Conflict Resolution Mediator, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor to Program Director of Adult and Youth programs, to Community Activist to Educational Consultant and Workshop Facilitator to Teacher to Author, Personal Development Specialist to Life Coach and Talk Show Host. - I host The Reconnected Show, an informative talk show featuring various professionals in the mental health, parenting, drug abuse, personal development, relationship, and motivational fields.
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State and federal authorities have arrested three members of the Ku Klux Klan — all of whom either work, or have worked, for Florida’s troubled prison agency — on charges of conspiring to kill a former prison inmate, prosecutors say.
Arrested Thursday were Thomas Jordan Driver, 25, David Elliot Moran, 47, and Charles Thomas Newcomb, 42, according to a news release from the state Attorney General’s Office. All three face charges of conspiracy to commit murder.
Prosecutors say Driver and Morgan work for the Department of Corrections. Newcomb was a former prison employee who was let go during his probation period.
Join us as we discuss the prison system, prison workers, and comparisons to slavery Thursday March 5 at 6:30 pm on SIRA Media Radio
It's a serious subject that has come up a lot recently that I find fascinating. Should those who have served time in prison after being convicted of a crime, any crime, be punished further when it comes to moving on?
Now, I am not here to defend the crime that they committed nor am I going to ignore the thoughts of the victims. The story here (link below) is about whether a recently convicted rapist, whose profession is a footballer (soccer player), should be hired back by his previous club or not there for going back to his job.
This is where it gets tricky and I can see clearly why there is a split in opinions when it comes to this matter.On one side, he has been found guilty of rape, he has been rehabilitated, served his time in prison and will be released later this year, set to be put back into life outside of prison. It's what the law and prison system is about in this country (UK). Those who have committed a crime are sentenced, done their time given and set by the judge, has been rehabilitated and finished his sentence and now sent back into society. Working, paying bills, paying taxes, etc.http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/528.858001-Should-those-who-have-served-their-time-in-prison-after-a-conviction-still-be-punished
What Say Ye America?
Do you have a family member or friend who is/has been incarcerated for a parking ticket or minor drug offense, locked in the system under another form of slavery? Then call and share your story and your outrage.
Join the Real World News Radio team this Tuesday evening for a passion-filled discussion "Prison for Profit." Our guest will be Vonya Quarles, founder of Shades of Afrika and co-owner of I.E. Shades of Afrika.
Ms. Quarles is a co-founder and Executive Director of Starting Over, Inc., an award winning transitional housing and reentry service provider. A formerly incarcerated woman with too many loved ones in cages, Vonya helps provide platforms for community building and advocacy around incarceration and poverty issues. Vonya was licensed to practice law in 2013. As a 3rd generation convicted person, today Vonya is a founding member of Riverside All of US or NONE and works with other formerly incarcerated people to address policies and systems that lend themselves to hyper incarceration, recidivism, and other inequities. Ms. Quarles is a proud member of the following prestigious organizations:
*Women organizing for Justice Fellow 2011, *Women's Policy Institute Fellow 2012, *Kellogg's Foundation Fellow 2014-2017, *Racial Equity and Healing (National Cohort)
Join the Real World News Radio team and Ms. Vonya Quarles on “Prison for Profit”, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 5:00pm PST/8:00pm EST.
You’re invited to listen and comment on this very controversial topic by calling (646)200-3148. Or listen online at: http://www.hottopicstalkradio.com/realworldnews.html. Or listen and join the chatroom conversation here on Blog Talk Radio.
*The Hot Topics Talk Radio Network is sponsored by Shades of Afrika (Corona, CA and Long Beach, CA)
Have you ever wondered what it's like to minister in a prison? Have you ever wondered what it's like as a woman in prison? Have you wanted to volunteer and afraid to do it? Do you want to have compassion and love on prisoners? Well, this show will help you to have a better understanding of the prison ministry and how you can do so much just by your presence, love, and prayers. Chaplain Walker is a mighty woman of God and she will be happy to answer any calls with questions or comments.
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“MOTHER HORRIFIED AFTER JAILED SON PICTURED WITH SWOLLEN EYE AND ROPE AROUND HIS NECK”http://blacklikemoi.com/2015/03/mother-horrified-after-jailed-son-pictured-with-swollen-eye-and-rope-around-his-neck/
Since the last week of March, social media continues to blow up commenting on this story. So much so, we wanted to hear your comments live on “talk back Tuesday’s.” Unfortunately too many mothers have cried over their sons being incarcerated, but how many of us focus on the safety of prison life? It may be more American to focus on the conditions of our loved ones who go off to war. Nevertheless, both present with more similarities than differences, when they return to civil society. Both prisoners and soldiers live in war zones that require them be in survive or die mode. Living at code red for a significant amount of time and then returning to civil society without any real transition comes down to trained assassins living in communities that do not recognize them. We only assume and make judgments about where they’ve been, and demand that they just fall in line with the rest of us. With social media giving us a glimpse of prison reality and our war hero’s returning home physically but function like they are still in level 5, means that we have to get real about PTSD and other mental dysfunctions brought on by extreme life experiences. Lets Talk!
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