Monthly Archives: February 2013

Coalition letter: Bring “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act” to a vote!

As readers of this blog know, a bill titled “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB558) has been introduced in the Maryland General Assembly; if enacted, it would prohibit Maryland officials from cooperating with the indefinite detention provisions of the … Continue reading

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Video of Annapolis testimony on HB558; please email Mo Co delegates!

As reported last week, MCCRC activists went to Annapolis to join many others testifying in support of the “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558); the bill would prohibit state and county agencies or the MD National Guard from … Continue reading

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Broad coalition battles NDAA at Annapolis hearing

MCCRC activists Sue Udry (Defending Dissent) and Thomas Nephew joined others including Mudusar Raza (CAIR – MD), Sara Love (ACLU – MD), Carl Poole (PANDA-Frederick), and others testifying in support of the “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558) … Continue reading

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Screening, discussion of “Ending U.S.-Sponsored Torture Forever” Feb 26 at Electric Maid

The film “Zero Dark Thirty” has reminded Americans of the fact that torture became a routine tool of U.S. policy during the 2000-2008 Bush administration.   While the movie is a contender for the 2013 “best picture” Oscar award,  MCCRC … Continue reading

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Join us Thursday at Annapolis hearing on MD anti-NDAA measure

Next Thursday, February 21st, there will be a hearing in Annapolis on the “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558), a short 2-page bill sponsored by Delegate Don Dwyer (R, District 31, Anne Arundel County) that would prohibit “an … Continue reading

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