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Marissa Alexander

Free Marissa Now action launches

9 May, 2014
Marissa3Members of Free Marissa Now demonstrate outside state attorney’s office; they invite passers-by to send Mother’s Day cards to Alexander. They launch social media campaign to raise money for her defense. Alisa Bierria, an activist with the group says:

We launched the Mother’s Day Week of Action as a way to build support for Marissa and to highlight the ways in which issues of mothering and reproductive justice really shapes her case and experiences of both domestic violence and incarceration.