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 “knowingly aid[ing] an agency of the United States in the detention of a person” under the indefinite detention provisions of the NDAA. Below are video recordings of statements by Sue Udry (Defending Dissent), Thomas Nephew (MCCRC), and Mudusar Raza (CAIR-MD).
A playlist of all testimony can be accessed here.
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