Monthly Archives: June 2013

Restore the Fourth! McPherson Sq Rally — July 4 at noon

The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is proud to endorse a major “Restore The Fourth” rally for our Fourth Amendment rights — one that will happen, appropriately enough, on July 4th. Where: McPherson Square, downtown DC (map, Metro) When: July … Continue reading

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Coalition visits Congressman Van Hollen to press surveillance reform

Representatives of local and national national civil liberties groups had a cordial and productive meeting with Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-8) today as they promoted the sweeping surveillance reform and oversight agenda announced in a coalition letter earlier today. The … Continue reading

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MCCRC among 115 organizations demanding surveillance reform

Dear Members of Congress, We write to express our concern about recent reports published in the Guardian and the Washington Post, and acknowledged by the Obama Administration, which reveal secret spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) on phone records … Continue reading

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Video of Friday, June 14 NSA protest press conference/rally

On Friday at noon, near the Russell Senate Office Building, Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition and a number of other organizations held the press conference/rally announced in the press release posted here and elsewhere last week.  Here is video of … Continue reading

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Friday noon: press conference/rally about NSA near Russell Senate Office Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    June 12, 2013 Contact: Martine Zundmanis – 202-531-0748 Shahid Buttar – / 202-316-9229 What: Civil liberties coalition challenges secret dragnet spying Where:  the corner of Delaware and Constitution Avenues near Upper Senate Park When:  June 14, … Continue reading

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