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MCCRC attends ACLU Meeting with County Exec Ike Leggett and Police Chief Manger (Part I)

I sat in on a meeting between ACLU and County Executive Ike Leggett on April 16th on several topics; here are the first two topics and the rest are continued in a separate post. Also in attendance were County Police … Continue reading

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MCCRC attended meeting between ACLU and County Exec, County Police Chief (Part II)

Part II – ACLU Meeting with County Exec Ike Leggett and Police Chief Manger I sat in on a meeting between ACLU and County Executive Ike Leggett on April 16th on several topics. Here are topics 3, 4, 5. Also … Continue reading

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Convening Silver Spring General Assembly / Occupy Montgomery County

Marylanders participating in Occupy DC and Freedom Plaza/Human Needs Not Corporate Greed encampments have now also begun organizing to convene a General Assembly or “People’s Assembly” to bring the Occupy movement to Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Wheaton and surrounding neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Education Is A Right! Support the Maryland Dream Act

Last night I went to an organizing meeting for A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition’s campaign to support the MD Dream Act and fight against a “repeal referendum” that will be on the ballot in November 2012 in Maryand.    The Maryland Dream Act passed … Continue reading

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Reporting back on January 17 Occupy Congress and Domestic Torture Act Briefing by Rep Davis

I started my day with Kit and Sue, colleagues and friends from MCCRC, meeting with our Maryland Senators’ aides at the Hart Senate Offices building.   We lobbied hard against the indefinite detention provisions that just passed.  Cardin’s aide indicating that … Continue reading

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Report back on Repeal Death Penalty Lobby Day in Annapolis, Jan 16

(by Martine Zee) I drove to Annapolis last Monday for the Death Penalty Repeal Rally and Lobby Night hoping this would be the last time I’d have to lobby my Maryland reps on this particular issue.   The event was co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Bradley Manning Sunday

Sunday, March 13 · 4:00pm – 6:00pm Busboys and Poets, 5th & K NW Washington, DC Featuring a silent auction, speakers, and musical guests Suggested donation: $20 Performances by: Emma’s Revolution Perry King Speakers: Jesselyn Raddack, DOJ whistleblower and author … Continue reading

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