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Even Republican journalist, George Will, said recently in The Washington Post: Is it bribery or just politics?
“Everyone who cares about the rule of law should hope the Supreme Court agrees to hear Don Siegelman’s appeal…. [T]oday’s confusion and the resulting prosecutorial discretion kill the exercise of Constitutional right, of political participation and can imprison people unjustly.”
The state Attorneys General say in their brief :
“This case is about the criminalization of First Amendment freedoms—the giving and receiving of campaign contributions...that will significantly alter the liberty of constituents to contribute to political campaigns without fear of criminal liability…”
I’m writing to ask that you support Don's fight for freedom and justice before the U.S. Supreme Court.
In editorial after editorial The New York Times has questioned the prosecution and called on Congress and the Department of Justice to investigate the case against Don.
- “Attorney General Eric Holder should investigate the case against Don Siegelman, the Alabama governor convicted in 2006 on dubious corruption charges, for prosecutorial misconduct.” April 25, 2009.
- “Congress should keep investigating the prosecution of Don Siegelman and what role crass politics may have played in his conviction. “June 16, 2008
- “There is still a lot of questionable Justice Department activity for Congress to sort through. The imprisonment of Don Siegelman, a former Democratic governor of Alabama, should be at the top of the list.” September 10, 2007
Neither Don nor his election campaign received a penny. There was not even an allegation of an express quid pro quo.
“They targeted Siegelman with this prosecution because they couldn’t beat him fair and square.”…
I am asking you to help Don fight for his freedom in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
I have contributed financially to Don’s Legal Defense Fund and I have pledged my personal support. I'm standing with Don. Will you join me?
Don needs your help. You can help Don and help to fight for justice by clicking this link: “Yes ,I’ll help Don.”
Or you may send your contribution to:
PO Box 430116
Birmingham, AL 35243
Thank you for joining me in this fight for justice for Don Siegelman, and… justice for us all.Sincerely yours,