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Michael David Knight – 17 years 6 months for pot

Michael David Knight – 17 years 6 months for pot

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Michael Knight is serving 17 years for Pot – Please sign his petition on Change.org

Name: Michael David Knight # 09943-029
DOB: 7-4-1981
Age: 38
Children: one son, Victor
Raised: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Tried: Northern District of Iowa
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CAN-DO Founder, Amy Povah’s radio interview archives, plus 2 part radio interview with Kerry Reynolds for KMUD

CAN-DO Founder, Amy Povah’s radio interview archives, plus 2 part radio interview with Kerry Reynolds for KMUD

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Kerry Reynolds hosts a weekly show about Cannabis News and requested an interview with CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah for what she hopes will become an ongoing series about people serving 10 – Life for drug non-violent drug cases.

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Amy Povah in Reason Magazine on Drug Conspiracy Cases

Amy Povah in Reason Magazine on Drug Conspiracy Cases

Amy Povah started CAN-DO to not only promote and spotlight people seeking clemency, she included her white housedesire to educate the public about the conspiracy law in the CAN-DO mission statement.  It hasn’t been easy because reporters typically have never heard … Read the rest

Congrats to Donna McDaniel – 30 years – RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 11/22/16

Congrats to Donna McDaniel – 30 years – RECEIVED CLEMENCY on 11/22/16

Angels are singing because Donna McDaniel has received JUSTICE THROUGH CLEMENCY!  Congrats to all her family, mother Sue Barrow, brother, Joe Jackson who already received clemency on the same case!

Please sign Donna’s clemency petition.

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Nancy Ferneau – Serving 25 years is NOW FREE!  Thanks to First Step Act – Compassionate release

Nancy Ferneau – Serving 25 years is NOW FREE! Thanks to First Step Act – Compassionate release

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Nancy has finally walked out of Carswell women’s medical facility and is with her family in Washington State!  We are absolutely thrilled that she made it out of prison, especially since she had so many ailments!
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Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole

Clemency for William Underwood – Life Without Parole

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Please sign the Change.org petition to free William Underwood. 

Name: William Underwood #04849-016
DOB: December 9, 1953
Age: 64
Children: 4 children, 3 grandchildren
Charge: RICO, RICO Conspiracy, 21 USC §846 (he completed this part of his sentence in … Read the rest

Lazara Ordaz – 35 years

Lazara Ordaz – 35 years

Please sign Lazara’s change.org petition 
Name:
Lazara Ordaz #10431-073
DOB: 12/17/58
Race: AFRO-CUBAN
Marital Status: Single
Age: 60
Children: One daughter
Resident state: Florida
State charged: Philadelphia
Will live: Philadelphia
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute More than 3 Kilos of controlled … Read the rest

Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – NOW FREE!

Rhonda Turpin – 17 years – NOW FREE!

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CANDO is elated to report that Rhonda has walked out of the prison and is currently at a halfway house.  It won’t be long before she will burst into society doing many great things!

Name: Rhonda J. Turpin. #31460-060
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