Friday, April 25, 2014

Rev. Edward Pinkney Charged With Election Fraud - How You Can Help

United Front Against Austerity
Progressive Gazette
April 25, 2014

Breaking News!

Civil rights fighter and UFAA friend Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor, MI has been charged with election law violations and could face another 5 years as a political prisoner for his valiant efforts to recall Benton Harbor mayor and corporate stooge James Hightower.

Pinkney is a true leader for working and poor people, embroiled in a critical moment for the defense of American democracy.

Please visit http://bhbanco.org and contribute what you can to Rev. Pinkney's legal defense.

If the plight of rich tax evader Cliven Bundy is an Alamo moment for right-wing reactionaries, then New Deal Democrats must go on the offensive by rallying to the defense of Rev. Edward Pinkney and Benton Harbor.

Get on Twitter and Facebook, call in to radio shows, write letters to newspapers, call your representatives, and don't let corporate welfare queens and their hired thugs back down the citizens of Benton Harbor!

We want jobs, not dictators!

And we demand our rights to freedom of speech, assembly and political representation!

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"Benton Harbor reminds me of Mississippi in the late 1950's and early 1960's. I have never been one to rave about how much progress my generation has made, but I had hoped to see an end to these horrors in my lifetime."

"All citizens have the civil right to recall an elected official or initiate a referendum by way of petition. This is our only outlet." – Rev. Edward Pinkney, 4/20/14