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Letter from Lauren and Addresses of All SHAC Prisoners

"Just make sure all of you are out there fighting HLS; otherwise I will surely end up crying myself to sleep every night."

Can you read this imprisoned child's plea and still remain silent and inactive?

Here are some other words from Lauren: "The biggest weapon the government has is symbolic. If it can scare enough people and chill enough speech with a big, splashy prosecution, animal abusers and their government cronies won't have to sue, arrest, and jail everyone into inactivity. We will do their job for them. Truly, we are limited only by the constraints we place upon ourselves."

Next week is SHAC Week of Action. Re-read Lauren's words in the above paragraph. We will be demonstrating against HLS this Saturday. Will you come out for this little girl sitting in jail? Will you come out for the 500 animals HLS tortures to death every single day? Will you come out to show the authorities that an unconstitutional law and some bullying police tactics won't send you running for the hills?

Please send the SHAC prisoners some cheer and support.

Lauren's support committee received a letter from Lauren that she wanted sent out to all her supporters. Please forward it far and wide. This was written shortly after Lauren surrendered herself to the facility. We have since heard from her and her spirits remain high. She has started getting letters and is doing well. Please, take a minute to send her a letter to make she that she stays that way:

Lauren Gazzola
#93497-011
FCI Danbury
Federal Correctional Institution
Route #37
Danbury, CT 06811

From Lauren:

11/19/06

"So here I am, comin' correct at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, CT. I figured I'd write a brief note to let everyone know how I'm doing. I got here on Thursday, (11/16). The officer who processed me in commented on how calm I was. What can I say - I've become a Zen-like creature. The prison is overcrowded, so I have been in the SHU (Special Housing Unit) since my arrival. There are 3 of us in a 2 person cell, 2 on a bunk bed and one on a mattress on the floor. I am happy to be on the top bunk. The SHU is locked down 24 hours a day, with one hour of rec 3 days a week in a tiny pen outside. But I have not yet gone out since we're in T-Shirts and this is CT in November. Perhaps I'll brave it on Monday.

When I first walked into the office in the housing unit, the officers were looking at a Google search on my name. Quite a grand welcome if you ask me. Despite the intellectual absurdity of having me report to a facility where there is no room, rather then have me spend a bit longer on house arrest (where I'd been for 8 1/2 months already), being here isn't all that bad. I assure you, 24 hour lockdown has not been as bad as it sounds. My cellmates are both nice, and the prison has actually made an effort to get me vegan food (so far it's been mostly raw veggies and beans, but certainly better that the usual nothing I've received elsewhere).

And I've actually enjoyed not having anything to do. It's kind of a treat, as I usually have 47 things to do by yesterday. I haven't gotten mail yet (no mail on weekends, but hopefully Monday), so I'm reading this terrible book by Patricia Cornwell that was in my cell, and I'm loving every minute of it (except it really is terrible, and so I don't think I'll be able to stand much more of her after the novelty of laziness wears off, so please, no Patricia Cornwell when you mail books! :)

Anyway, I really am doing quite well. Anyone familiar with my sunny disposition can rest assured that, thus far, it has held up in here. Just make sure all of you are out there fighting HLS, otherwise I will surely end up crying myself to sleep every night. Please send my support to Jake, Josh, Andy, Kevin, and Darius.

Fight Hard!"

Lauren


Addresses of all SHAC prisoners:

Jacob Conroy #93501-011
FCI Victorville Medium I
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 5300
Adelanto, CA 92301
USA

Darius Fullmer #26397-050
FCI Fort Dix Satellite Camp
P.O. Box 1000
Fort Dix, NJ 08640
USA

Lauren Gazzola #93497-011
FCI Danbury
Route #37
33 1/2 Pembroke Road
Danbury, CT 06811
USA

Joshua Harper #29429-086
FCI Sheridan
Federal Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 5000
Sheridan, OR 97378
USA

Kevin Kjonaas #93502-011
FCI Sandstone
PO Box 1000
Sandstone, MN 55072
USA

Andrew Stepanian #26399-050
FCI Butner Medium II
Federal Correctional Institution
PO Box 1500
Butner, NC 27509
USA

Donations for their commissary accounts can be made on SHAC7.com. Visit individual support sites: www.supportjake. com, www.joshharper. org, www.supportlauren. com, and www.andystepanian. com
 

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