"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence."--John Adams
* Call to Action *
On August 21, 2009, upon hearing the news that Leonard Peltier had again been denied parole, Friends of Peltier renewed the call for an Executive Review of the Peltier case by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Read the surprising background of this action and learn what you can do to help.
* Friends' "Working Smart" Series *
Last week we provided you with information about how best to correspond with the White House. This was the first installment of a new series we call "Working Smart," ideas for how we all can be more effective as we work on Mr. Peltier's behalf. We added a questions and answer section that you might find useful. You can take a look at http://www.FreePeltierNow.org/WHLetters.htm. The Q&A section is at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about writing to the White House, drop us a line at info@FreePeltierNow.org.
* Schedule of Events *
On September 12, Mr. Peltier will be 65 years old. Check the calendar for a Peltier event near you.
"Never cease in the fight for peace, justice, and equality for all people. Be persistent in all that you do and don't allow anyone to sway you from your conscience." -- Leonard Peltier
Time to set him free... Because it is the RIGHT thing to do.
Friends of Peltier