Monthly Archives: March 2012

Help pass a Takoma Park NDAA resolution

Sign our online petition for a city council and county council resolution against the NDAA preventive detention provisions. Takoma Parkers should write to Mayor Williams urging him to put the NDAA resolution on the council agenda; write your councilmember! Join … Continue reading

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If you see something, say something — on video

Anyone who’s used the Metro for any length of time practically knows it by heart –two little chimes, followed by this announcement by Metro Transit Police Chief Michael Taborn: The Metro Transit Police will be performing random inspections of carry-on … Continue reading

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National anti-NDAA campaign teleconference

The effort to pass an anti-NDAA indefinite detention resolution in Takoma Park is part of a nationwide movement with many different players. Yesterday, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC) hosted a teleconference highlighting the geographic and political breadth of … Continue reading

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NDAA resolution — not just a right, but a duty

To the Takoma Park City Council: Last week I brought a proposal for a resolution before you that urges the repeal of the NDAA indefinite detention provisions, and calls for expiration of the authorization of use of military force on … Continue reading

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“Save due process – restore the right to trial”

Takoma Park’s Farmer’s Market is a favorite Sunday destination for Takoma Park residents — so it’s also a traditional signature gathering spot for petitions. Today marked the beginning of a new campaign — petitioning the Takoma Park City Council to … Continue reading

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NDAA resolution brought to Takoma Park City Council

Dear Takoma Park City Council, Please find attached a draft resolution… urging the repeal of the indefinite detention provisions of the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), calling for the expiration of the Authorization of Use of Military Force … Continue reading

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