Charges Dismissed Against Loretta Nall; Happy 4/20 To All of Y'all!

Alabama housewife turned activist Loretta Nall is out from under the long arm of the law, with the marijuana charges against her dropped as Cannabis Nation celebrates its unofficial national holiday, 4/20. She was arrested over an alleged roach after a pro-marijuana legalization letter she wrote to the Birmingham News prompted police and officials at her daughter's school to improperly interrogate the young child. The letter and the child's statements were the basis of the search warrant that led to her arrest. She was convicted in district court in 2004 of two misdemeanor counts and given a 30-day suspended sentence. But, activist that she has become, she appealed the conviction and sought to get the evidence from the search thrown out. Today, the judge ruled that prosecutors did not respond to Nall's motion, granted her motion, and suppressed the evidence. Prosecutors responded that without the evidence the case could not continue, and the judge then dismissed the charges. After her arrest, Nall blossomed as a marijuana reform activist, founding the US Marijuana Party, doing countless appearances and interviews, writing letters to the editor, and running for governor of Alabama under the Libertarian Party banner in 2006. Now, with the order of dismissal in her hand as of this afternoon,(and posted on her blog, Nall is in a justifiably exuberant mood:
I am exquisitely pleased to announce that on April 17, 2007 my attorney informed me that the DA's office in Tallapoosa County *UNCONDITIONALLY SURRENDERED* to *ME* and will be formally withdrawing charges against me by the end of this week in the case that has dragged on for five years. Guess what that means friends and neighbors? Hidday Ho, just guess what that means! And, in the ultimate irony for the prosecution, it was finalized today on 4/20 Tallapoosa County authorities must rue the day they went after the fiery mom five years ago because while they may be done with her, she isn’t done with them. The righteous reefer wrath below suggests Nall wants justice—and she wants heads on a pike:
So, here is the beginnings of my list of demands. I want a federal investigation into the Tallapoosa County DA's office, the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Office, the Alexander City Police Department and into Judge Kim Taylor's office. I want to know how many people are in jail on bullshit charges like mine. I know that I cannot be the only one. I want the Alabama Bar Association to investigate the complaints I am in the process of filing against the DA and Deputy DA of Tallapoosa County. I'd like both E. Paul Jones and Damon Lewis's license to practice law hanging on my wall. I want them arrested, prosecuted and jailed. I have to "make an example out of them" and "send a strong message" that there will be "zero tolerance" for this kind of prosecutorial misconduct. I want [teacher] Beth Shaw charged for conspiring with the school resource officer, Eric McCain, to have me jailed, for inviting DHR workers and police officers to interrogate my children without counsel and other unbiased adults present REPEATEDLY, for filing a malicious complaint with DHR that I was starving my children, for going outside the school and telling personal friends that I was starving my children, for having a box of food with "Bell's Special Snack" written on it under her desk that she only allowed Bell to eat from, for turning notes I sent to the school about my children over to police, for making school a hostile environment for my children and for allowing my five-year-old baby to be humiliated in front of her peers. I want Beth Shaw's license to teach hanging on my wall next to the DA's law licenses. I want her house, cars and retirement account. I want her fired and barred from ever working with children ever again. That bitch needs to suffer. I want Eric McCain charged for using a letter to the editor as a way to question my daughter at school without counsel or another unbiased adult present, for conspiring with Beth Shaw to have me jailed on bogus charges, for humiliating my 5-year-old baby in front of her class, for LYING on the witness stand UNDER OATH. For fabricating this whole damn case because my letter to the editor was not in line with his views on marijuana. I want Eric McCain's badge to hang on my wall next to Beth Shaw's teaching certificate and the DA's' law licenses. If he has one of those nifty cop hats, then I want that, too. I want him barred from ever working as a police officer and from working with children ever again. And, I want him sterilized, because it is never a good idea to allow vermin to breed. I'd like them all jailed. I want pictures.
Go get 'em, Loretta! It's time for some reefer justice; in fact, it's long past time. When do we get our drug war Nuremburg? I tried calling Loretta this afternoon, but it's already past 4:20 in Alabama, so I' m assuming she is celebrating in the appropriate manner. Damn, it's just past 4:20 here now. Gotta go.
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WE NEED MORE LORETTAS

MORE PEOPLE NEED TO STAND WITH HER ITS ABOUT TIME THESE MONSTERS WERE BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL BY THIER OWN SYSTEM .GET THEM GIRL

Damn straight

Hell yeah. Accountability is a bitch, huh?

Damn straight

Hell yeah. Accountability is a bitch, huh?

CONTRATULATIONS LORETTA NALL, I AM SOOOOOO PROUD OF YOU!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS LORETTA NALL!
I AM SOOOOOOOOOO PROUD OF YOU!!!!!!!
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CONGRATULATIONS LORETTA NALL!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS LORETTA NALL!!!!
SO MANY PEOPLE ARE SO TERRIFIED TO APPEAL
A WRONGFUL CONVICTION BECAUSE THEIR OWN ATTORNEY CONSPIRES WITH THE PROSECUTOR AND JUDGE TO THREATEN THEM WITH FRAUDULENT THREATS AND TORTURE THEM WHILE SETTING BAIL SO HIGH THEY ARE INCARCERATED AS PRE-TRIAL DETAINEES AND EVEN AFTER A JURY FINDS THEM NOT GUILTY ELEVEN TO ONE, THE JUDGE AND THE PROSECUTOR WILL KEEP THEM IN JAIL WITH NO BAIL AND THREATEN A NEW TRIAL EVEN THOUGH ELEVEN JURORS FOUND THEM INNOCENT AND ONE WAS PAID OFF, AND TORTURE THEM AND THREATEN THEM INTO A PLEA BARGAIN EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE TOTALLY INNOCENT.
CONGRATULATIONS FOR HAVING THE BRAVERY TO STAND UP TO ABUSE!!!!!!!!!!
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IT WILL BE THE WOMEN OF THIS COUNTRY

WHO DELIVER US FROM THIS EVIL CRUEL GOVERMENT SPONSORD TERRRIORISM GO GIRLS MAKE THE CHANGE

newageblues

4/20 is not my unofficial holiday. I fear that in the American consciousness 4/20 is focused on Columbine/Hitler's Birthday and now the Virginia Tech massacre in the same week. Continuing to mark 4/20 may reflect a tone-deafness on the part of Cannabis Nation. I'd prefer May Day, May 1, to emphasize that restoring the freedom to use cannabis is part of a long and honored tradition of extending the circle of liberty and equality to all, from the white Christian male patriarchy that the US started out with. I thought the DEA campaign against the Nevada and Colorado initiatives last year was ferocious in its demagoguery, and I wouldn't be surprised to see them try to use this unfortunate coincidence against us.

christian males

conservative christian right wing republican straight white american males
gay bashin black fearin whore fightin tree killin regional leaders of sales
frat housin keg tappin shirt tuckin back slappin haters of hippies like me
tree huggin peace lovin pot smokin porn watchin lazy ass hippies like me

Tree huggin love makin pro choice and gay weddin wide spread diggin hippies like me
skin color blinded conspiracy minded protesters of corporate greed
we who have nothin and most likely will till we all end up locked up in jails
by conservative christian right wing republican straight white american males

Diamonds and dawgs
boys and girls
living together in two separate worlds
following leaders up mountains of shame
looking for someone to blame
well, i know who i like to blame

Conservative christian right wing republican straight white american males
soul savin flag wavin rush lovin land pavin personal friends to the Quayles
Quite diligently workin so hard to keep the free reigns of this democracy
from tree huggin peace lovin pot smokin bare footin folk singin hippies like me
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RECOGNIZE IT,LEGALIZE IT!!!!!!!!!!

GRIFA1- El Centro Imperial Valley,SO-CAL- Marijuana is not a dangerous drug many types of people use this drug young or old smart or retarted,This drug helps many people who just want to take a break from reality for just a while.Whats the harm?! youll snap back to reality in a few hours.It also depends on how much you toke.TRUST the INNOSENCE of the STONED HUMAN BRAIN!!!!

Loretta

hey Loretta,
we met in San Francisco a couple years ago and my bubble hash and foot ended up on your pot-tv episode.
It was well chatting with you and i hope you come back for more.

greg williams
san francisco ca (hash guy)

two expecting parents

We are very proud of you for standing so firm on what you believe! You taught your daughter to never back down on what you believe. And as two expecting parents you have given us the courage to never change our views no matter if it is not socially "acceptable". Thanks again, Nikki and Jesse

Thank's Y'all

Thanks for all the kind words and congratulations y'all. This has been a long time coming. Mark up a victory for our Constitution and our cause. Free speech is still alive and well in Alabama.

Loretta Nall

incarcerated

my baby mother been incarcerated
otherwise she would of been here today to
testify that every word i stated while it may be complicated its true in a way
you see this woman here today i hardly even know her
ok, maybe once or twice i might of give her a lift but
she never lent me any money your honor
every penny that she gave me she said was a gift
she said it was a gift..my baby mother been incarcerated
we had some trouble with an alabama cop who said he saw he driving while obliterated
and he became so frustrated by the way she wouldnt stop so
he called out all the other cops and had a high speed chase and
chased my baby through the side of a tree and thats when i think they may have planted marijuana in the suitcase the court apponited lawyer told us to cop a plea, so we copped a plea

none really

tree huggin peace lovin pot smokin porn watchin lazy ass hippies like me

hi everyone,

loretta u need to come down to a little town in southern alabama called eufaula. this place is ridiculous. you get more time here for marijuana than murder. people like u need to stand up more and other people need to work together to put an end to the corruption that our so called justice system does to innocent pot growers and smokers.alabama is the azz end of everything.

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