Is reducing our prison population worth
five minutes of your time?
Speak out for WriteAPrisoner.com today - Write a Governor!
We must tell our elected officials that it is
unconstitutional and detrimental for prisons to block mail
from WriteAPrisoner.com. We always seek to work with the
Department of Corrections so inmates return to society with
jobs, homes, educational resources, repaired credit and more
– all designed to reduce recidivism - but these options are
Some states that have banned
WriteAPrisoner.com like to cite inmate fraud as the reason.
Little evidence is ever offered to confirm this. Laws and rules already exist to hold
inmates accountable for mail fraud, and WriteAPrisoner.com
provides detailed information on
Detecting and Reporting Fraud. We strongly maintain that
this is virtually non-existent with our users and is simply
a false alarm sounded by some over-zealous state employees
who seek to further punish inmates (and their families) by
employing such an arbitrary and unwarranted rule.
Governors need to know that
WriteAPrisoner.com is supported by a strong base of rational
citizens who believe in common sense solutions. You are
called to this cause to help put our prison population back
on track. Will you invest five minutes and a few postage stamps
to speak out to these Governors? Follow these 3 simple
THESE GOVERNORS NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU!
The benefits of inmates having
positive outside influences have proven to be contributors
in reducing crime and reducing substance abuse and can be found in better
Why Write a Prisoner.
Step 1: SIGN
Sign our petition,
which will be delivered to the governors who are blocking inmates
from utilizing WriteAPrisoner.com’s valuable reintegration services.
Step 2: POST
Post this message to the
governors’ most recent updates on their Facebook Pages:
I am posting this message to you today to ask
that you please stop blocking inmates from utilizing reintegration
services through WriteAPrisoner.com. These men and women need
positive contacts outside of prison, employment and housing upon
release, and many other services this site seeks to help with.
Governor Scott of Florida’s Facebook Page
Governor Pence of Indiana’s Facebook Page
Governor Nixon of Missouri’s Facebook Page
Step 3: PRINT AND MAIL
Print and mail letters asking these governors to stop blocking inmates from using