Labels: LULAC. AGIF
Saturday, February 24, 2007
Thursday, February 08, 2007
kristv.com story by Bart Bedsole and the video footage interview by phone with Ramsey and Joe A Ortiz of LULAC and the American GI Forum
The people responsible for keeping Ramsey in Prison are the ones who see him as a threat to their powerbase so for Joe A Ortiz, it was a no brainer .
Supporters of the former Corpus Christi resident said the punishment doesn't fit his crime. And in his first interview, since he was transferred to a prison in Three Rivers prison, he talked about his fight for freedom.
After more than a decade in what he considers "exile," Muniz is a Coastal Bend resident once again.
"I'm just real pleased, and I'm real happy to be back," he said.
Ironically, it was two semi-political groups that helped to bring him back. In 2006, the National organizations of LULAC and the American GI Forum both passed resolutions asking for his humanitarian release.
"To me, it was a no brainer, bringing this up," LULAC District Director Joe Ortiz said. "It just needed to be brought up. If it's not an Hispanic civil rights organization backing up Ramsey, then who will?"
Ramsey says he stays informed of Current Events, he says
"I get the USA Today; I get the Newsweek," he said. "I get Time; I get the Texas Monthly. I get every possible thing that I can stay up with."Should we send him some Articles of Los Kenedenos? LOL