Section 1983 was passed by the United States Congress over 150 years ago. Section 1983 was originally known as Section 1 of the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871.
Section 1983 does not mention race and it can be used by people of any color, but it was originally passed specifically to help black people enforce the new constitutional rights they won after the Civil War – specifically the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments of the US Constitution. Those Amendments made slavery illegal, established the right to “due process of law” and equal protection of the Laws, and guaranteed every male citizen the right to vote. Although these Amendments became Law, white racist judges in the state courts refused to enforce these laws. Only a strong prison movement can win and enforce significant legal victories in Texas. But, the prison movement can also use court action to help build its political strength. A well-publicized lawsuit can educate people outside about the conditions in prison.
Good court rulings backed up by a strong movement can convince prison staff to hold back so that conditions inside are a little less brutal, and prisoners have a little more freedom to read, write and talk.
Texas Board of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the American Corrections Association has single handedly killed more citizens of Texas with slavers policy and procedures that are and have been “Texas Tradition” for far too long. Industrial Workers of the World; Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee – IUB 613 #1 has officially filed a class-action lawsuit on two of the three slaveholding entities: Texas Board of Criminal Justice (TBCJ) and this body is made of 9 members of slave policy and procedures creators, the creators of torture and slavebreaking administrative segregation areas in Texas – the root cause of suicides in Texas.
The second is the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). The peon-enforcer overseers of the slaves who carry out vicious assaults on inmates just to place the element of fear into the slave population. They will harass, retaliate, discriminate against the slave until he is pushed to suicide. If that doesn’t work, the TBCJ/TDCJ allows dangerous mind altering narcotics into their disobedient units to poison slaves and create informants/snitches, then place them back in population to suicide themselves.
This isn’t even scratching the surface, but the fact remains – we Texans are not believing in this bullshit slavery and want everyone who wants Texas to establish a new set of precedents to end prison slavery, for Texecution to go into a moratorium, and for zero-tolerance of indigence in penal institutions, complete repeal of the 13th Amendment, reparations for genocidal acts (Sugarland 95), parole legislation, separation of law libraries in TDCJ, and an oversight committee in TDCJ disciplinary proceedings and grievance process. End administrative segregation completely, provide more contact visits, cease mailroom oppression completely, provide clean water, better work conditions and wages in all facilities, end prison rape, and establish voting rights for all inmates in Texas. Resentencing Act/Second Look passed a multitude of innovative legislation to rehabilitate the disabled inmates.
Prison life ruins men’s minds. Cages aren’t for humans, nor animals. Millions of dollars are pumped into religious services, but prisoners being trained to control prisoners is not the answer. The United States District Court-Southern District-Galveston Division Honorable Judge Jefferey V. Brown is handling two lawsuits I filed. The class-action civil action #3:22-CV-00052 is our primary focus. Civil action #3:21-CV-00096 is of high importance and relevant to all of my activism in TDCJ.
However, we need the public’s support. If you have received and preserved my correspondance, essays, complaints from me or anyone on our team, please send copies to clerk Nathan Ochsner: 601 Rosenberg Street room 411, Galveston, Texas 77550.
This is a huge deal in Texas, history in the making. We are requesting legal assistance in the form of a civil rights attorney, media exposure, any and all type of exposure for this specific legal action will change lives and save them too. This is 2022 – Texas needs to catch up with the rest of the world in everything. Agriculture has been used to punish people in prison. We came to prison as punishment, not for punishment.
TBCJ/TDCJ is irresponsible, deceitful, corrupt, violent, vindictive, and opposed to any other forms of rehabilitation other than religious. I am attacked by Christian TBCJ/TDCJ staff violently/politically for being human, too human. They’ve attempted to kill, starve, push me to suicide, retaliated, discriminated against, harassed me for not believing in their forced doctrines, their shock doctrine, slaver doctrine.
Enough is enough. Step forward. Whoever you are, I welcome you to an invisible clandestine war played by the Republican Party of Texas. Thank you for visiting the greatest anarchist media site in the world – mongoosedistro.com, and to our comrades at The Final Straw Radio for supporting IWOC-Texas/New Mexico and Mongoose Distro.
Solidarity and Sabotage,
Julio A Zuniga 1961551
59 Darrington Road
Rosharon, TX 77583