Shona Banda's personal expenses
Many of you have seen what has happened in my life over the course of the last year, when police surrounded my home after my son spoke out in class. You have followed me in the past year as I have attended many court dates, struggled with pain and anguish, and watched me face this court system with my head held high.
I have a certainty, a clarity in my fight against these unjust laws. I fight with no fear, I hold my head high, knowing I am in truth. Knowing that I have a basic right to life, a basic right to live! I have faced death head on, I have struggled and felt torturous pain inflicted upon me by the barbaric medical system our society clings to and calls normal. I know I can stand tall and proud in truth, knowing it was all foretold.
Knowing that my journal, of finding how beneficial this cannabis plant was, and being able to share my personal thoughts, feelings, and experiences had to be written and published in 2010. I explain, in detail, my sickness, my life, my family, and how I teach my children; all surrounding the cannabis plant and how this plant made me feel as my body regenerated and healed.
I want to personally thank you from the bottom of my heart for your contribution that has helped so far in this struggle. The money that was raised for legal fees and expenses surrounding the case, has been allocated and the site taken down. A new funding site will be made as further legal contributions are needed, and will be handled as the case continues. Legal funds do not account for living expenses. I prefer to work for the money I earn and have been able to get my book “Live Free or Die” ready for a reprinting with a projected date of the first week of April or sooner to be available worldwide.
I am now taking my power back, the State has a goal in this “Drug War” to ruin the lives of those accused to ensure a greater win on their end. To cause profound suffering of a family by taking a child, to ruin the accused financially through court costs, to use the media to tarnish a name, a business… a mother. I left an abusive relationship, and have done everything in my power to thrive as a single mother by whatever means necessary. I have held my head high, yet the water is closing in and I find myself drowning. I struggle to keep food on my table, I drive a 2001 car that squeals, it has the windows taped and knocks around each corner. I am months behind on bills and have tried to do my best, I felt for months, I have failed. Stress of not knowing where your child is 24/7 is unbearable… and top that off with felony charges on a crohn’s disease patient, a disease that is greatly influenced by stress. It has taken its toll. I have found myself in yet another controlling, abusive relationship with the State.
I know first and foremost I must take care of myself. Trying to stay healthy, in this environment and constantly worrying if we can survive another week, or if another weirdo is going to come knocking on my door because printing my address was the local media’s idea of proper reporting... The turmoil this has caused in my life has cost my health. I am setting up this GoFundMe for personal expenses. This money will help my family over the next 3 months while I work very hard to promote the reprinting of ‘Live Free or Die’. Having this opportunity will allow me to breath.
It will allow me to show the state that the public is 100% behind me and willing to make sure that I can make this to the end. It will allow me to take the time to calm down enough to write this second book, screaming to get out of me. It will allow me to heal, spend much needed quality time with my son, and start a slow repair on my family as a whole.
Money I owe on bills today $ 2,082
3 months living expenses $12,000
I know this case will set precedence and will have a ripple effect felt across the globe. I have a moral duty and obligation to not allow myself to be lost to the system, and I must accept the fact that I do need help. I cannot fight this giant alone, I cannot allow myself to feel torn down, and I will fight till my last breath to right the wrongs this system has placed upon my family. Your understanding, your compassion, and your contribution will be what will allow us all to be free in the end, as a people.
You have the same right to life as your neighbor. Your life is worth living! Live it unabashedly, you have the opportunity to make a huge difference. Restoring faith in humanity, by taking that leap of faith that this will all be right in the end. Knowing certainty in truth that can set us all free.
Thank you all for your continued support in this fight.
Charlo Greene will cross the country to join as she is a journalist in her heart and soul and would like to cover my story and others while at the march.
She will be speaking and meeting the public, along with Jeff Mizansky, who served 20+ years of a life sentence for cannabis.
LinZy Miggantz will be LIVE painting in PERSON while festivities are underway.
The event is jam packed with speakers, education, music, and food.
Here is a link to the Facebook Event page.
Thank you all for your continued support.
How do you help the greatest amount of people in the smallest amount of time?
You tell the truth.
Set them free.
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The morning of March 27th, I awoke and knew I was dying. I discovered my method of making cannabis oil in small amounts, and I never looked back. Within 3 days, I let loose of my cane I needed to walk and gained a newfound independence I had not had in years. I wrote my journal, screamed as loud as I could....
And along with so many along the way, I have seen the most beautiful movement grow before my eyes. Science has caught up to grassroots and is making leaps and bounds.
No one is no longer questioning on if this oil works or not. Can you believe how far we have come!?
Everyone knows someone, and the field of lies is turning to ashes just as the glowing prairies of Kansas is burning and will allow for beautiful renewal.
I was unable to celebrate my Canna-Birthday last year with my family... I will never forget. Just 3 days after the State invaded my life. I fully believe there is something about the number 3. Lots of magic can happen with 3. Yesterday also happened to be Easter. Now one of my most favorite holidays.
This is the first time It has occurred on Easter, and for that I see complete divine beauty in it all. Jesus, once they all see... you were an avid consumer of cannabis and the oil in which it produced...
Once they see that you were about oneness, love of all things, respect of all things...
Once they see that is the energy felt when consuming cannabis...
I pray eyes are opened. I have faith, that those in many organized religions, can see that this oil was placed on your head at the last supper, just in time for the crown of thorns. I know that enough humans on this planet have now felt the power of this essential vitamin and can easily understand how you were able to walk out of that tomb... 3 days later.
Its really all perspective.
Have a great Holiday everyone!!
"If the State itself were not enough of a threat to liberty and the pursuit of happiness, Shona’s first attorney seemed incapable of mounting an effective defense. We also interviewed Jennifer Ani, the California attorney who took over the CINC case after the first attorney was asked to withdraw.
Ani describes how that attorney failed to produce crucial evidence until the day of trial or just before. This was no minor piece of evidence. It was a video recording of Finney County detective Clint Brock interviewing Shona’s son, done without her knowledge months after taking him away.
When Shona finally saw the video of this interview, she felt like it was “a perverted man trying to coax my child to a van.” He got a pat on the back every time he said something against his mother. As we have reported before, police interrogations of juveniles can be a despicable process.
“That second video shows manipulation and brainwashing of my child,” said Shona. He appeared extremely bored and “clearly wanted to say anything to please the officer and get out.”
According to Shona, this interrogation is a “blatant contradiction to the first interview” of her son when it all began at the school."
Thank you for visiting this GoFundMe site.
This is the safest way for me to raise funds.
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Justice will find your way Shona Banda!
Shona, I just read you had crone's disease. The other natural remedy along with marijuana would be water kefir. Check it out on You Tube. I think people are having success with Crones and Water Kifer.
Shona the world needs more warriors and fighters just like you. I was assaulted by the local police who the judge ruled they had no cause for their actions. They suffered no consequences and four years later the same police officer murdered a pregnant mother of three young children within 19 seconds after exiting his vehicle using the same techniques he used on me. I was lucky I lived. He murdered her with an AR-15 rifle as he hid behind a big truck at a range of less than 10 feet. He again suffered no consequences and now there are three motherless young children left behind. My life was taken for a few years fighting public corruption and I spoke out without fear as you are doing. I still am. They tried to commit me to a mental hospital in order to silence me. They defamed me worldwide. I am still fighting and know I stand in truth. I admire you and wish there were more of you out there so less of us would have to suffer. You have my energy and thoughts. Thank-you Rita Hutchens