Today is one of those days that I absolutely love the Internet. Yesterday morning very few people were aware of the horrific case involving a then 14-year-old girl and her 13-year-old friend who were raped at a party and by last night, the story was on CNN and numerous media outlets were covering it. Thousands of people are now asking what they can do to have justice served in this case.
There is a facebook page located here.
There is a Justice For Daisy Twitterstorm that starts today. The information for this is located here.
There is an Indiegogo fundraiser set up here. Please note, that I can’t confirm the origins of who started this, so proceed with caution until I can update. I’d like to have full confirmation the funds are going directly to the Coleman family.
There is a peaceful protest scheduled for October 22 at the Nodaway County Courthouse in Maryville, Missouri. Organizers ask that you carry daisies.
A Tweet states that donations should be made to the local KC animal shelter.
Here is the link to the pastebin for these donations.
The 13-year-old victim in the case, Paige, has now had her own mom come forward:
Our own Annie is doing this:
I will update more when I have more information, and if you have a confirmed link you want me to post please let me know.
I have said this before but I think it bears repeating here. We are all Anonymous. Anyone who cares about cases like Daisy Coleman‘s, anyone who cares about people who need help in this world, you don’t need a mask or to be a hacker to do the right thing. You can write letters, you can attend protests, you can donate when you are able, you can compose a Tweet with the hashtags #OpJusticeForDaisy or #OpMaryville. You can share information on your Facebook page. You can teach your sons not to rape and you can teach your daughters to look out for their friends.
There is a lot of support for the Coleman family, and there would have been just as much support had people been aware of this case two years ago. With this being said, if you or someone you know encounters anything like this you need to let people help you. Anonymous aren’t just some young dudes behind computer screens. They are lawyers and doctors and law enforcement officials and little old ladies and students and moms and government officials and advocates. This is a case where we are all Anonymous. Every time a case like this is made public, it’s one less Steubenville, one less Audrie Pott, one less Rehtaeh Parsons. This is what I want for my kids and yours.