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Eric McDavid Ends Hunger Strike

After a duration of two weeks, Eric McDavid ended his hunger strike on
Friday, March 24. This decision was concurrent with the filing of a
lawsuit on his behalf against the County of Sacramento and the United
States Marshals Service alleging violations of his constitutional and
federal statutory rights. These rights include food he can eat [ a vegan
diet ] and outdoor exercise, two things he has been denied since he was
first arrested. We are asking that people continue to contact the jail and
the sheriff to protest Eric's mistreatment at their hands and insist that
he be given vegan food. When calling, be sure to keep his x-reference
number [ X-2972521 ] handy.
Sacramento County Main Jail
651 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916.874.6752
916.874.8984 fax

Sheriff Lou Blanas
916.874.7146
916.874.5332 fax
 sheriff@sacsheriff.com

Currently Eric has all the books he needs but would still like to receive
letters. He would also like to receive pictures of fairies and crows.
Remember when writing prisoners please do not discuss their case, issues
related to their charges or what is being written in the news about them.
All communications to and from the jail are monitored by the government.
If you would like to send him a letter please use his current address
within the jail which is:

MCDAVID, ERIC X-2972521 7E114A
Sacramento County Main Jail
651 "I" Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
If you are a friend of Eric's and you would like to visit him in jail
please write to him before visiting. He has a limited number of visits per
week and would like to coordinate them appropriately. For more information
about Eric check out his website:
www.supporteric.org