Lucasville State of Mind
By Jason Goudlock, Prisonersolidarity.org
May 12, 2008
It could have been me on April 11, 1193, caught in between explosive
unrest in an unjust penitentiary.
All-out anarchy against dehabilitating, inhumane prison practices, while some sat in silence and meditated on their mattresses.
Uncertainty and circumstances. I would have been at the total mercy of the former and the latter. Certainly, surviving would have been all that mattered.
Well, at least back then, prior to having my entire life shattered. Because now, I stand accused! As Isaac Hayes once beautifully crooned, listening to the echoes of injustice inside of an unethical courtroom.
Untruthful allegations, fabricated by ambitious felons! Shouldn't this have been proof that the system was failing? Shouldn't this have been proof of the lies that they were telling?
Imagine if I had to give my life to pose such questions. I wonder, would my wrongful execution be a topic during elections?
Save your answers, please, because right now I am very much alive. I was just thinking about the injustice incurred by the "Lucasville Five," as well as "Greg Curry," and all others whom were convicted because of lies. It's time to wake up America and grant justice where
it has been denied.
Jason Goudlock, #284-561
878 Coitsville-Hubbard Rd
Youngstown, Ohio 44505.
*** Call for Activism/ Volunteer(s) ***
Jason Goudlock would like to be contacted by anyone willing to assist him in
drafting and setting up the proposed online petition. If interested, please
write to him at the above address. Free petition websites make setting up an
online petition quick and easy (see https://www.petitiononline.com). Mr. Goudlock
would like to increase the attendance of concerned citizens at Ohio parole
board hearings for pre-July 1996 convicted felons. For information and a
background account of Goudlock's own struggles with the OAPA, read S.A.
Hasan's interview with him, which is archived in the Prisonersolidarity
commentary section: https://prisonersolidarity.org/HasanGoudlock.htm
When writing to Jason, please send him a pre-embossed stamped envelope so he can promptly answer your letter. He is not permitted adhesive stamps, that is, regular stamps. The following link offers tips for writing to prisoners: https://prisonersolidarity.org/TipsForWritingPrisoners.htm