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Gov. Don Siegelman Fights On To Clear His Name

Ever since the unjust trial, conviction, imprisonment of Gov. Siegelman, I have been posting updates on the situation. The latest failure at the Court of Appeals is mind-boggling. After all, former government employees from the Bush torture year’s facing zero consequences for their actions. Gov. Siegelman never hurt anyone, committed not crime, and did not benefit financially.

Letter from Gov. Don Siegelman:

On Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals failed to reverse my flawed, politically-motivated prosecution — even in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that says, in short, that political contributions in and of themselves aren’t bribery.

Well, we’re not giving up because we know that the law is on our side — and, in time, justice will be done.

But I need your help to keep up the fight, back to the appeals court and all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if we have to. Can I count on you?

Please contribute $25 or more to my legal defense fund now — in the wake of Tuesday’s appeals court ruling — and help me fight to overturn my Karl Rove-inspired political prosecution!

Let me be clear: I was never bribed. I never solicited a bribe. I never broke the law. In fact, I was never accused of taking a single penny. I was the fourth Governor of Alabama to appoint this same man to this same non-paying board, and that’s the crux of the prosecution’s case! Read more