For those of you looking for a fast, easy way to help Charlie, please consider writing Florida's Office of Executive Clemency. The clemency board processes applications for executive clemency, which require approval of the state's governor and two member of the Cabinet.
Call or write the clemency board today and tell them that Charlie should be free!
THIRTY EIGHT YEARS AGO CHARLIE NORMAN WAS CONVICTED OF A CRIME HE DID NOT COMMIT.Today, he is a prisoner at Columbia Correctional Institution in Lake City, Florida. He continues to be a target for harassment due to his insistence on exercising his legal rights to defend his First Amendment rights to free speech.
It's time for Charlie to be released!Prosecuted by Hillsborough County State AttorneyMARK OBER, whose case has consistently unraveled since the original trial, Charlie has maintained his innocence for three decades. 1 OF 2MAJOR WITNESSES FOR OBER IN THE ORIGINAL TRIAL RECANTED THEIR TESTIMONY ON 1-14-83, ON TAPE (RUDOLPH HARRIS AFFIDAVIT). HE RECANTED LESS THAN 5 YEARS FROM CHARLIE'S CONVICTION!Please see the MARK OBER tab athttp://www.freecharlienow.com.
Charles Norman has led a highly accomplished life while in prison. He's won multiple national writing awards, mentored countless of his fellow inmates and is a nationally recognized author and artist. He developed and taught computer skills, organized criminal justice seminars, and studied graphic arts and printing. This is an incredible feat given the repressive nature of prison life!