Bob Riley, 62, gentle Deadhead serving a life sentence for LSD

Bob Riley, 62, gentle Deadhead serving a life sentence for LSD - The Clemency Report Bob Riley, a kind soul who "treads lightly in this world," is in the 22nd year of a federal life without parole LSD sentence. The details of his unjust sentence are summarized in this New York Times article. This story …

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die

We live in the only country in the world where a child can be sentenced to be in prison until they die. What's worse is that it's not even rare — more than 2,500 people who were sentenced as kids will spend the rest of their lives in prison. Juwan is one of them. He …

“Any person who has committed a belligerent act” against the US can be detained

“Any person who has committed a belligerent act” against the US can be detained. S.1253 has become S.1867 H.R. 1540: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h112-1540&tab=summary S. 1867: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s112-1867 S.1867: http://bit.ly/S1867 and http://1.usa.gov/S1867b Final Senate vote on the bill: http://1.usa.gov/NDAAvote Final Vote in the …

If you think this is bad you haven’t seen ANYTHING yet…

    If you think this is bad you haven’t seen ANYTHING yet… If there is ONE thing that I have learned from this life it is that you must be able to adapt to CHANGE. Just when you think your life is settled into what it is going to be until you die, something …

Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life by grtv

  Open Seeds: Biopiracy and the Patenting of Life by grtv As the world begins to digest the implications of intellectual property for online censorship, another IP issue threatens an even more fundamental part of our daily lives: our food supply. Backed by legal precedent and armed with seemingly inexhaustible lobbying funds, a handful of …