“The Attica uprising ended with a massacre carried out by the forces of the state on September 13, 1971 — 50 years ago today. Law enforcement fired thousands of rounds of ammunition into clouds of tear gas, killing 39 prisoners and wounding hundreds. State officials’ opposition to the prisoners’ demands for basic human rights and dignity was so determined that they were willing to sacrifice 10 prison guards by ordering the crackdown.”
We are ALL on lockdown; inside prisons or on the outside, we are ALL on lockdown. Dissent is to be put in check for why else are laws heading for the books to ban public protests? Martial law, anyone?