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[UPDATED: NSEERS is dead!] Report your phone calls to Congress about ending NSEERS here

[UPDATE, 12/22/16: CNN reports “Obama administration ending program once used to track mostly Arab and Muslim men: “President Barack Obama’s administration said Thursday it was ending a dormant program that once was used to track mostly Arab and Muslim men.”The … Continue reading

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Mo Co area congressional delegation: investigate Pentagon footdragging, close Guantanamo!

MCCRC activists will be at Takoma Metro station tomorrow evening distributing flyers about Guantanamo, reading from Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s “Guantánamo Diary” and asking supporters to pose with “Close Guantanamo!” signs like the one on the right. We’ll also be collecting … Continue reading

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NSA legislative overview

Below is a current checklist of NSA-related legislation introduced in the wake of Edward Snowden’s summer revelations. Links like “H.R.####” for each bill lead to the “OpenCongress” summary page for that bill, where you can find the full text, sponsor … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Coalition to Van Hollen, Delaney: “Profound disappointment” with NSA vote

A veritable “Who’s Who” coalition of progressive organizations in Montgomery County has co-signed a letter to Representatives Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-8) and John Delaney (D-MD-6) expressing “profound disappointment” with their “Nay” votes on the Amash/Conyers amendment last week.  The amendment … Continue reading

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