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The Criminal Legal System for Radicals

  One of our comrades from the support team helped put together this awesome well needed book and we wanted to share it with you. The book is a guide to the criminal legal system for radicals and revolutionaries, with an emphasis on handling serious criminal charges in ways that strengthen radical social struggles instead of allowing the state to demolish them.   You can read an excerpt from the book turned into a zine here…

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“If Tamir was named Andy from the Hamptons” a poem by Eric King

  Every breath is an air of defiance sparks flying I breathe fire What happened in the Lorraine happened in Ferguson & Batton Rouge Police keeping cities safe passing out freedom bullets Black bodies not regarded as anything more than click-bait and hot topics If Tamir was named Andy from the Hamptons maybe it’d make a fucking difference?! This isn’t gang violence, its state violence its race violence, it shouldn’t exist but so often does…

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7/4 update, poem and call for support

In the time since his sentencing, Eric has experienced an unexpected response from the prisoners back at CCA Leavenworth. Other prisoners heard about his outspoken attitude in court against the role Judge Fenner plays in the war against poor, black and brown folks. When it comes to survival based drug “crimes,” the rich and powerful draw the line between what they consider to be acceptable and unacceptable ways of supporting one’s family while the judges and courts act as enforcer. EK spoke directly…

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Statement from the Eric King Support Crew Regarding His Sentencing

Today, Eric King was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in the federal district court in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Eric accepted a non-cooperating plea to one count of “use of explosive materials to commit arson of property used in or affecting interstate commerce” (18 U.S.C. § 844[h]). The action he admitted taking was throwing a hammer and two Molotov cocktails through the window of the empty office of a US congressperson from Missouri…

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Pack the Courtroom for Eric King! Tuesday, June 28, 11:30am

We are excited to share more information about how you can support Eric King at his sentencing next Tuesday morning. Help us pack the courtroom for EK! Note: For supporters coming from out of town, we have a place for everyone to stay! Email us at erickingsupportcrew(A)riseup.net for details! Tuesday, June 28 11:30am (arrive by 11am!) US District Court Courtroom 8A (District Judge Gary Fenner) 400 East 9th Street Kansas City, MO 64106 Note: A…

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Sentencing Set: Tuesday, June 28, 11:30am

The sentencing date for Eric has been set for Tuesday, June 28th at 11:30am. Help us pack the courtroom! Details: Tuesday, June 28 11:30am (arrive by 11am!) US District Court Courtroom 8A (District Judge Gary Fenner) 400 East 9th Street Kansas City, MO 64106 Note: A valid state-issued ID is required for entry into the courtroom, as is going through a metal detector. We’re hurriedly arranging a solidarity event in KC and housing options for…

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June 11th

  June 11th is almost here! Eric is honored to be on the list of supported prisoners for the International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason and all Long-term Anarchist Prisoners. Find out more at http://june11.org/, including information about events that day. Don’t see one near you? Bring friends together on June 11th and make one happen! We will update you as soon as we learn of his sentencing date and will be helping bring…

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Support T-Shirts Are Back!!!

http://fnd.us/316cDf?ref=sh_a4jVK6 Support Eric King T-Shirts are back!! We’re excited to announce that the Eric King support t-shirts are in! Show your solidarity by ordering one today! We’re asking for a $20 donation per shirt. All proceeds go to EK’s support, including commissary and phone calls. To order a shirt, donate and then email us at erickingsupportcrew(A)riseup.net with your shirt size (XS, S, M, L, XL) and mailing address. You can also email us to get…

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Untitled Poem by Eric King

For some reason in my mind thinking this would be just fine Take a few years to relax & unwind I’ve never eaten well enough to fret on what’s not there been ages since I’ve slept peacefully anywhere sadness is a cliff top I sometimes think and moods change as often as I blink just like I miss the busses burning by I long for every star burning holes in the sky passion is fleeting…

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