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Hi, I’m Trulie Nix the founder of Penal Clothing, a civic media brand that uses a unique messaging strategy to communicate the language of the law. We advocate for knowing the law and knowing your rights.
We provide a simple way to convey complicated legal jargon and historical text for everyday people. Currently, we are marketing that message using T-Shirts.
Do you know only 70% of Americans know just one of the 5 freedoms in the First Amendment? That’s 1 in 5 people, even though it’s considered one of the most important amendments of the US Constitution.
I was 1 in 5 people who didn't know; I wanted to explore a better way to learn about our justice system. In the current environment of social and political unrest, it's extremely important to know your rights.
Penal Clothing’s position is don’t wait until something happens to you or those you care about before you become informed or involved.
Become more educated about the law, practice more awareness, and TAKE action. Let Penal Clothing (PC) help you take a stance.
Take the poll on Instagram to decide if all proceeds of 609.19 will go to ACLU or the Innocence Project!
George Floyd died after being arrested by police outside a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Footage shows a white officer, Derek Chauvin, kneeling on Mr. Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds while he is pinned to the floor. Mr. Floyd is heard repeatedly saying "I can’t breathe". He was later pronounced dead in the hospital.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, 44, is being charged with murder and manslaughter. The most serious of his charges is Murder In The Second Degree, which carries a maximum sentence of 40 years.
PenalCode: a code of laws concerning crimes and offenses and their punishment. ~Merriam- Webster