Call to Action: Demand an End to Abuses at McCormick

Call to Action from Jailhouse Lawyers Speak, released Oct. 28, regarding the numerous ongoing abuses against prisoners at McCormick Correctional Institution in South Carolina:


Request for Action Regarding Human Rights Abuses at McCormick Correctional

In solidarity with McCormick Prisoners, some that have been protesting for weeks are requesting the following persons to be called:

1. DOJ Civil Rights Division, Assistant Attorney General, John M. Gore
2. South Carolina Senator Karl Allen
3. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Image released by @milli4prisoners from prisoners at McCormick(SLED)
4. South Carolina Department of Corrections Agency Director Bryan P. Stirling

Requesting a formal investigation for possible criminal and civil rights violations relating to the rationing of one cup of water a day and to the use of excessive force for the past 3 weeks at McCormick Prison.

McCormick prisoners are also requesting that normal operations be allowed to resume without delay and the inhumane living conditions be rectified immediately.

Prisoners are currently confined to their cells 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Sick call medical neglect is routine, showers are being provided Image released by @milli4prisoners from prisoners at McCormickat most once a week, prisoners are being served small proportions of food, prisoners are forced to live in two men cells for weeks without being allowed to clean them, and excessive force is used at every meal.

To add another degree of psychological torture, steel plates are being used to cover all windows. Natural sunlight is being eliminated in the cells at McCormick Prison.

Please use the above information when placing these calls.

1. Assistant Attorney General, John M. Gore
DOJ Civil Rights Division 202-514-4609

2. South Carolina Senator Karl Allen (Corrections and Penology Oversight subcommittee member)
602 Gressette Bldg, Columbia, SC 29201
Business Phone: (803) 212-6008

3. South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) 803-737-9000Image released by @milli4prisoners from prisoners at McCormick

4. SCDC Office of the Director.
Agency Director, Bryan P. Stirling, 803-896-8555.

We RESIST! We DEMAND our HUMANITY! Abolish prison slavery!

Jailhouse Lawyers Speak


Detailed report from inside McCormick Correctional Institution in South Carolina

Audio interview with people incarcerated at McCormick

Another report from inside McCormick

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