Monthly Archives: October 2011

1-2-3-4 We Don’t Want Your Culture War!

About 15 or 20 protesters braved the freezing rain on Saturday, October 29 to picket at a Maryland Conservative Action Network conference in Annapolis. 5-6-7-8 Stop the Lies, Stop the Hate! We were there to expose a panel titled “Is Sharia Law … Continue reading

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Time to Fund our Communities, Not War

On Friday, October 21st, the “Fund Our Communities” coalition met with Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-8) about budget priorities. The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is a member of “Fund Our Communities,” so I joined a group of about fifteen … Continue reading

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Andrews says “steam has gone out” of curfew push, touts anti-loitering bill – UPDATED

Speaking to an ACLU of Montgomery County meeting Wednesday night, County Councilmember Phil Andrews said he believed the “steam has gone out” of efforts to saddle Montgomery County with a youth curfew, and that the proposal would not pass the … Continue reading

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Protect Your Digital Privacy: Introduction

The two most potent weapons to protect your digital privacy are a strong dose of common sense and encryption, i.e. scrambling digital data so that the only people who can read it are people authorized with a key or a … Continue reading

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Protecting your online privacy — a series by Bill Day

Starting this week, Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is pleased to host a series of posts on protecting your online privacy, written by Bill Day.  The posts now include… Protect Your Digital Privacy: Introduction Protect Your Digital Privacy: Browser Security … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Office of Public Information becomes Office of Curfew Advocacy – UPDATED

UPDATED – UPDATE(II) During the Youth Town Hall on Wednesday night, a dense, six page “Frequently Asked Questions about the County Executive’s Youth Curfew Proposal” was distributed to the audience.  The FAQ document is also available online. The language of … Continue reading

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: David Stark

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Colin Kinkaid evaluates council answers to his questions, discusses next steps

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Mojan N. evaluates council answers to her questions

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Zoe Dobkin

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