Sunday, January 10, 2016

Leonard Peltier’s Serious Illness Sparks Renewed Effort for Presidential Clemency

COLEMAN, FLORIDA — News out of the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida that Leonard Peliter (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians) is in need of surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurism has renewed a call for presidential clemency by President Barak Obama.
Abdominal aortic aneurisms are dangerous and serious medical conditions.

Leonard Peltier
Leonard Peltier has been in prison for 40 years

While more information will be known today about Peltier’s current medical crisis after a MRI is performed, the  the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee (ILPDC) feels Peltier, who turned 70 last September 12, deserves to spend the remainder of is life a free man.

More:  http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/leonard-peltiers-serious-illness-sparks-renewed-effort-for-presidential-clemency/