Get your boots out…maybe your waders. Marsha McLane starts her testimony at 1:25:00 on the video. Get the committee members names and start calling!!
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Senate Committee on Finance
TACC wants to thank everyone that came out to speak for the men at TCCC. Your constant awareness building will bring change. Please continue to be squeaky wheels that will build to eventually drown out the lies and and bring light to the civil injustices at TCCC, TCCO, and MTC! https://tlcsenate.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=53&clip_id=17253
DEATHS IN CIVIL COMMITMENT
We’re bored and our life is uncertain. Holidays are short and empty. We’re overwhelmed with meaningless busy work and feel like rats in a maze trying to find our way out. People die here. Not like what is expected in prison or hospitals, but in exile. A death from the program where treatment is notContinue reading “DEATHS IN CIVIL COMMITMENT”
i’ll be glad when christmas is over
by punkie 2017 when christmas is overi won’t have to pretendto feel jolly and brightwhen I’m empty within i’ve no brothers or sistersmy family’s all gonethere’s nothing but darknesswhere once the sun shone what’s that you say?be of good cheer?how can I? who would?i cry through my tears my friends all have childrenor parents orContinue reading “i’ll be glad when christmas is over”
Locked Up For Good—Or Forgotten?
Minnesota has the highest per-capita commitment rate of sex offenders nationwide, and one of the lowest release rates Minnesota Monthly: John Rosengren; April 19, 2022 The Minnesota Sex Offender Program housed at Moose Lake is tucked away in the woods, off State Highway 73, about 120 miles north of Minneapolis. The high-security facility surrounded by fencesContinue reading “Locked Up For Good—Or Forgotten?”
Too Hot to Handle
TACC-Texans Against Civil Commitment: Moosejaw72; July 19, 2022 This week 108 degrees. And 103 degrees. And 98 degrees, 96 degrees, 100, 101, 100. Now imagine no air conditioning. No way to cool down. No fans. No windows to open or doors to prop open for natural air flow. Imagine now that you have absolutely no wayContinue reading “Too Hot to Handle”
FOR ALL THE MOTHERS
May 7, 2022 Today I would like to set aside the resentment, frustration, disappointment and hopelessness that comes with civil commitment and talk about the one subject that brings joy and hope to my life, and that is my Mom. Today I want to honor all the mothers, be it our sisters, grandmothers, girlfriends, orContinue reading “FOR ALL THE MOTHERS”
Freedom on Earth?
Written by a Current Resident at TCCC I’m a 40-year-old Hispanic male. I was 17 when I caught my first case in 1989. I got another charge in 1990 when I was 18 years old. I ended up plea bargaining for 60 years aggravated assault. If I wouldn’t have done that, I would’ve been facingContinue reading “Freedom on Earth?”
The Dobbs Wire: Do we need the sex offense registry?
Counting registrants, family members and significant others, the number of people directly impacted by sex offense registration laws in the U.S. is estimated at several million. Every state has had a registry for at least 25 years and politicians continually push for harsher registration requirements. These are all good reasons to question the registry. DavidContinue reading “The Dobbs Wire: Do we need the sex offense registry?”
Another request for your help from supporters of the civil commits at Moose Lake
New DOC threats against a leader of the non-violent protests against civil commitment facility at Moose Lake, Minnesota. First Daniel Wilson and a dozen others civil commits were placed in the disciplinary unit at Moose Lake without any due process for their protests against Minnesota’s civil commitment program. Now, Charlie Sullivan of National CURE informs us thatContinue reading “Another request for your help from supporters of the civil commits at Moose Lake “