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Danielle Vyas calls for justice

by Philip Barron on August 10, 2008 · 9 comments

Danielle Vyas, an activist and the author of, first learned of the story of LaVena Johnson via Electronic Village and immediately set about spreading the word. She submitted the story to the Care2 network of activists and added it to stumble, and digg, casting for the widest audience possible. After learning of the original [...]

Status note on Care2 petition for LaVena

by Philip Barron on August 5, 2008 · 7 comments

A quick check of the Justice for LaVena Johnson petition authored by activist Danielle Vyas and hosted at the Care2 petition site – addressed to Congress and the President – shows that it is just 45 signatures shy of its goal of 3000! Excellent work, Danielle! If you haven’t stopped by to lend your name [...]

New LaVena petition to Congress and the President

by Philip Barron on July 11, 2008 · 3 comments

As you will recall, the original LaVena Johnson petition to the Armed Services Committees of the House and the Senate – asking those bodies to compel the Army to reopen the investigation of LaVena’s death in Iraq – closed on May 23. I’m currently arranging with an organization for delivery of the petition to the [...]