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Eric’s birthday is coming up!! (August 2nd)

Eric’s 29th birthday is coming up on August 2nd! If anyone wants to send him some love and solidarity there are a few ways; Send a card or write a letter: Eric King 27090045 CCA Leavenworth 100 Highway Terrace Leavenworth, KS 66048 Eric’s amazon wishlist is here (or send him a book that is a favorite of yours ) http://www.amazon.com/registry/giftlist/OEWNQ9RMQGZR Drop a small amount into his fundraiser ($5-$10 adds up fast) http://fnd.us/c/0yoZc/sh/a4jVK6 If you want…

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Hear about Eric’s case on the Final Straw Radio Program

http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/07/2015/anarchist-prisoner-eric-king-naabc-conference-trouncing-kkk-in-columbia-sc Listen to a member of Eric’s defense committee speak about his case on the Final Straw Radio Program! direct link to the audio https://ia801505.us.archive.org/16/items/afm-final-straw-07192015exp/afm-final-straw-07192015exp.mp3

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Update On Solitary Confinement 7-14-2015

Was able to visit Eric this last week! He is still working  through  some medical things but is feeling  strong and in good spirits! This month marks 6 months being held in solitary confinement. He had a reclassification hearing to determine if he could  leave the hole but it was decided that he will remain on “life” status which means he will remain there for the duration of his time at CCA Leavenworth.  The support …

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New Federal Trial Date (10/26) and Update

A quick update for supporters around the world. A continuance has been filed for Eric King’s federal trial, pushing the trial date back from July13th to October 26th. We will keep you updated on the progress of his case and reach out when we’re starting to prepare to pack the court for his trial. In the mean time, Eric remains housed in segregation at CCA Leavenworth. We ask for all your love and solidarity while he continues to fight…

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A poem about freedom by Eric King

One day the water that feeds              the grass Will wash away the stain      of captivity off me The clouds will open their arms in a                       Warm embrace Years of hurt and abstract existence         will be wiped clean I can’t smell freedom but one day                    we all might Days can’t be bought on the free market        But they can be stolen at gun point Trees can’t grow in a day, but we clean                    out forests in…

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“poem about darkness” by Eric King for June 11th

This poem was written by Eric in solidarity with all of the long-term eco, anarchist and trans prisoners, it was inspired by his solitary confinement experience. “Poem About Darkness” I may never open these eyes again who knows maybe I’m already dead three inches of sunlight sure feels nice when the sun goes so do my eyes traces on the walls shifting can’t tell if I am falling or lifting no reading no thinking thoughts…

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“Battle Tested” poem by Eric King

This poem was written in solidarity with the Baltimore rebels They couldn’t take the heat egos as fragile as their power structure bones break, convictions never they think the lions been put down more thorn in the paw they strike what they fear murderers and brutes, for our safety our skulls are crunched you are not the victim you are a revolutionary battle tested joining good company confused pig bastards forgot that you’re the shark and…

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Eight Month Update

An 8 month update from The Eric King Defense Committee Eric is facing four felony counts at the Federal level: Count 1: Used a dangerous instrument to cause death or danger [18 U.S.C. § 111(a)(1) and (b)]—maximum 20 years in prison Count 2: Attempted to damage or destroy a building by fire or explosives [18 U.S.C. § 844(i)]—minimum 5 years, maximum 20 years in prison Count 3: Explosive used in commission of a felony [18…

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