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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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Mail is back, but there’s more..

Yesterday, April 13th, Eric and the rest of his pod received all the withheld mail. Thank you to everyone who responded to the last call for support and sent off postcards, and letters to EK. Let’s keep those letters and postcards coming though!  As always the mail means so much to Eric while he’s going through each and every struggle there at CCA Leavenworth. In addition to the mail finally coming in yesterday it was also…

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Eric Being Denied Mail–Send More!

Eric just called to let us know that his entire pod has been denied mail for the last two days. When the prisoners demanded to know what happened to their mail, the guards said that it had either been lost or misplaced. The guards also told them to file grievances if they were unhappy about it. Eric reported that other pods have received mail, so he does not know why his pod is being targeted.…

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