David Gilbert to be released on parole!

We won’t be printing NYC tabloid nonsense here. Democracy Now reported on David Gilbert’s parole and impending release. Congrats to David and his family!

Ex-Member of Weather Underground David Gilbert Granted Parole After 4 Decades in Prison

OCT 27, 2021

Former Weather Underground member David Gilbert has been granted parole after spending 40 years in prison. He is scheduled for release on November 30. Seventy-seven-year-old Gilbert was incarcerated for his role in the robbery of an armored truck in 1981 that left a security guard and two police officers dead. Release Aging People in Prison Campaign said, “Mr. Gilbert spent decades in prison creating rehabilitative programs and has been an unparalleled positive influence on the lives of countless incarcerated people. There is no doubt that he will be an asset to his community.”

Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) also released a statement