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Why is Maryland Even Thinking About Going Backwards on Criminal Justice Reform?

Today, the Maryland House Judiciary Committee will debate SB 122, the Comprehensive Crime Bill.  SB 122 is a dangerous bill that increases penalties and prison time for a number of offenses by creating mandatory minimums. We know that this is an ineffective … Continue reading

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CAIR, MCCRC Jointly Condemn Distribution of Hate Literature to Montgomery County Homes in Maryland 

Yesterday several homes in Silver Spring found a racist/Islamophobic/homophobic “comic book” on their doorstep.  The comic books looked like they might be suitable for children, but were actually dripping with ignorance and hate. We joined with our allies at CAIR … Continue reading

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Next Community Meeting: Oct. 4 at Rockville High School

We’ve been growing in size and activity, we are up county and down county, fighting to protect our rights and liberties, and those of our most vulnerable neighbors. Come get involved! General Meeting Wednesday, October 4 7 pm Rockville High … Continue reading

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MoCo Turns Out to Resist Surveillance of Our Youth

Over 120 people came together on a hot muggy Sunday afternoon in August to learn about our government’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs in Montgomery County, MD, and around the country. Continue reading

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Civil Rights Groups Demand End to High School Sports Hijab Ban #HijabisHoopToo

After sixteen year-old student Je’Nan Hayes was banned from competing in her varsity basketball team’s championship game for wearing a hijab, racial justice groups, civil rights organizations, and community members demanded an immediate change to the rules. On March 27, MCCRC, … Continue reading

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Justice for Je’Nan Hayes

The Watkins Mill High School girls basketball team made it to the regional finals this year for the first time. Every girl on the Gaithersburg, Maryland team got a chance to play in the championship game, except Je’Nan Hayes. The … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Would Be a Disastrous Attorney General

MCCRC joins with a broad coalition of civil rights and civil liberties organizations in opposing the nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General. As AG, he will be our nation’s top law enforcement official responsible for protecting the Constitutional … Continue reading

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MCCRC proposes model county ordinances defending *everyone’s* rights and civil liberties

Across Montgomery County, people are ready to challenge President-elect Trump’s worst proposals that target our most vulnerable neighbors. Montgomery County is a “sanctuary” county, which means our county police will play no role in enforcing federal immigration law, and that … Continue reading

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Join us for a movie and conversation with the filmmaker

A new documentary by award-winning fimmaker Johanna Hamilton about the break-in that exposed COINTELPRO. 1971  Saturday June 21 11:15 a.m. AFI Theatre 8633 Colesville Rd Silver Spring, MD  In March of 1971, a break-in occurred at an FBI field office … Continue reading

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September 25 Protest at FBI

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