Woman Needs Your
Help this Saturday:
Without Due Process
Sandra Lucas from Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)
requests your presence at a peaceful protest this
Saturday (July 2). Sandra is helping a
woman that has been forcibly imprisoned in a psychiatric
facility, and has been denied due process (including a jury
trial) and the right to consult with an attorney or citizen
advocates. If you think this can't happen to
learn about the rights your legislators stripped from you.
Details are as follows:
What: Peaceful protest
of with fliers and signs in front of the hospital holding
this woman captive.
When: July 2 (THIS
SATURDAY) at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: In front of the
hospital at the Highland Ridge Hospital at 7309 S. 180 W. in
Who: All citizens are
Contact: Sandra Lucas
She will be bringing signs, such as "Psychiatry—Above the
Law," and "It's All About the Money". Her plea for your help
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From: Sandra Lucas
Subject: Can you help?
I need help for two hours time
next Saturday, July 2, starting at 11:00am. Here's my story.
On Thursday evening, Lora
Mengucci and I tried to get in to see a psych patient at
Highland Ridge Hospital in Midvale (7309 S. 180 W.) The head
psych refused us access.
What's worse - and completely
illegal- is that he also refused access to the attorney I
subsequently hired for this patient.
Formal complaints and
appropriate phone calls to the authorities will be made
against this psych starting Monday.
But, that is not enough!
If I allow one psych to keep
CCHR or an attorney out, they all think that they can get
away with it. We can't have that! The psychs are getting
more and more arrogant and need to get a strong message that
this will not be tolerated.
This woman was transported to
another psych hospital on Friday morning for involuntary
commitment for 90 days. She never got proper legal
Therefore, I am holding a
peaceful protest in front of this hospital next Saturday
from 11:00am to 1:00pm. We will hold a few signs and pass
out flyers to anyone who wants one.
The last time I asked for
physical help was in March of 2003 at the Capitol. I am
asking for it again, and I really need it. Who can I count
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