Join the fight to overturn Florida’s ban on the ‘Militant’ in state prisons

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Join fight to overturn suppression of Militant in Florida prisons. Above, some letters sent so far.

Florida prison officials have banned four recent issues of the Militant, preventing them from reaching dozens of subscribers behind bars there. They claim each issue contains an article that is “dangerously inflammatory” and “advocates or encourages riot insurrection, rebellion, organized…

Join ‘Militant’ fight to overturn ban by Florida prison officials

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020
Rally in Florida in October 2018 backing Amendment 4 to restore voting rights to over 1 million former prisoners. It passed by 64%. Militant covers these struggles for prisoners’ rights.

Florida prison authorities continue to ban issue after issue of the Militant, most recently for articles that report on these impoundments and the efforts of supporters of political rights to get them to reverse this. They banned four of the…

Prison officials in Pennsylvania revoke ban on the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

In an important victory for the rights of workers behind bars and of the press, Pennsylvania state prison officials overturned Camp Hill State Correctional Institution’s ban on issue no. 28 of the Militant on Aug. 3.  The paper’s attorney, David…

Weekly audio version of ‘Militant’ available online

Vol. 84/No. 27 - July 13, 2020

The Militant puts out a regular weekly audio edition of the paper, a special feature directed primarily toward readers who are sight-impaired or who have difficulty reading English. A complete audio version of each issue is available at In…

Victory! Florida prison officials ban on ‘Militant’ is overturned

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

The Militant was informed May 12 by Florida’s Department of Corrections that the prison ban on issue no. 13 had been overturned. This victory is important for the rights of both the working-class paper and of prisoners. After receiving numerous…

Fight grows to overturn ban on the ‘Militant’ in Florida prisons

Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020

“The prison officials are targeting the Militant because of its political viewpoints,” wrote the paper’s attorney, David Goldstein, in an appeal filed with the Florida Department of Corrections’ Literature Review Committee May 1. This is “in violation of the First…