In a letter from prison Cox condemned the notion; "There's nothing mentally ill about thinking we'd all be better off if the bureaucrats obeyed the constitution. If this conviction is upheld, it's going to set a horrifying president for any would be critics of the government. And that's a far greater tragedy that one innocent political prisoner in jail."
Schaeffer Cox's friends and supporters have set up a website and are raising money for his defense at schaeffercox.com. The appeal is currently due before October 1st.