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Meet Kenneth Lumpkin
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Kenneth Lumpkin (right, wearing white) with his son and grandson
 

He was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a non-violent crack cocaine offense. Had he been convicted of a powder cocaine offense instead, he would have been sentenced to 10 years.

He's spent almost 15 years in prison.

One person has the power to bring him home: The President of the United States.

Read Kenneth's letter to President Obama >>
Read the ACLU's letter of support for Kenneth >>

Meet Hamedah Hasan

She was sentenced to 27 years in prison for a first-time, non-violent crack cocaine offense.

She's spent over 16 years behind bars and has more than 10 left to go.

1 person has the power to bring her home: The President of the United States.

Ask President Obama to Commute Hamedah Hasan's Prison Sentence Today >>

Read Hamedah's letter to President Obama >>
Read the ACLU's letter of support for Hamedah >>

 

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