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Support Marie Mason: Write A Letter

Please help get Marie Mason moved out of FMC Carswell by writing a letter to the Bureau of Prisons Director. We are asking as many people as possible to write letters and organize letter writing events so that we can show the BOP just how many people recognize her position as unjust, and support the idea of her being moved into a general population unit closer to her family.

Below is the address to send all letters to, and a sample letter. Please remain firm but polite in your communications with the BOP.

Charles E. Samuels, Jr. , Director,
Federal Bureau of Prisons,
320 First St., NW,
Washington, DC 20534
Dear Director Samuels:

I write on behalf of Marie Mason #04672-061, who is currently incarcerated in a special isolation unit at FMC Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas. Marie has been unjustly placed in this unit - without notice or cause- in a move that is strictly punitive on the part of the BOP. She has had no disciplinary incidents since her incarceration, poses no threat or danger to the prison or other inmates and has worked hard to make her life and the life of her fellow inmates better for the last 5 years. There is no reason for her to be in this unit - 1000 miles from friends and family. In fact, you said in a memorandum written to all federal prisoners in June 2013 to reaffirm the importance of parenting that, "there is no substitute for seeing your children, looking them in the eye, and letting them know you care about them." Marie would love the opportunity to do this. I urge you to transfer Marie to a lower security facility - closer to her family and friends - so that she can serve the remainder of her sentence in a facility where she can be housed with the general population. Her sentence would best be served in a facility consistent with her peaceful personality and constructive nature.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. If a reply is possible, it would be appreciated.

[Your Name]
[Address Optional]

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