State of Mind
By Jason Goudlock, Prisonersolidarity.org
May 12, 2008
It could have
been me on April 11, 1193, caught in between explosive
unrest in an unjust penitentiary.
anarchy against dehabilitating, inhumane prison practices, while
some sat in silence and meditated on their mattresses.
and circumstances. I would have been at the total mercy of the former
and the latter. Certainly, surviving would have been all that mattered.
at least back then, prior to having my entire life shattered. Because
now, I stand accused! As Isaac Hayes once beautifully crooned, listening
to the echoes of injustice inside of an unethical courtroom.
allegations, fabricated by ambitious felons! Shouldn't this have
been proof that the system was failing? Shouldn't this have been
proof of the lies that they were telling?
if I had to give my life to pose such questions. I wonder, would
my wrongful execution be a topic during elections?
your answers, please, because right now I am very much alive. I
was just thinking about the injustice incurred by the "Lucasville
Five," as well as "Greg Curry," and all others whom
were convicted because of lies. It's time to wake up America and
grant justice where
it has been denied.
878 Coitsville-Hubbard Rd
Youngstown, Ohio 44505.
*** Call for Activism/ Volunteer(s) ***
Jason Goudlock would
like to be contacted by anyone willing to assist him in
drafting and setting up the proposed online petition. If interested,
write to him at the above address. Free petition websites make setting
online petition quick and easy (see http://www.petitiononline.com).
would like to increase the attendance of concerned citizens at Ohio
board hearings for pre-July 1996 convicted felons. For information
background account of Goudlock's own struggles with the OAPA, read
Hasan's interview with him, which is archived in the Prisonersolidarity
commentary section: http://prisonersolidarity.org/HasanGoudlock.htm
When writing to Jason, please send him a pre-embossed stamped envelope
so he can promptly answer your letter. He is not permitted adhesive
stamps, that is, regular stamps. The following link offers tips
for writing to prisoners: http://www.prisonersolidarity.org/TipsForWritingPrisoners.htm