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Coalition holds Van Hollen accountable for NSA vote at OFA climate change town hall

On Thursday evening, Rep. Chris Van Hollen made his first local appearance since his regrettable “Nay” vote against the Amash-Conyers defense appropriations amendment — a bill that would have stopped NSA warrantless surveillance under the FISA Amendments Act dead in … Continue reading

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Petition: Van Hollen, Delaney — Wrong on NSA

Representatives Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-8) and John Delaney (D-MD-6): last week you deeply disappointed and dismayed Montgomery County Maryland voters by voting against the Amash-Conyers Amendment. This was a bipartisan initiative that would have defunded unconstitutional surveillance activities by the … 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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Time to Fund our Communities, Not War

On Friday, October 21st, the “Fund Our Communities” coalition met with Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-8) about budget priorities. The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is a member of “Fund Our Communities,” so I joined a group of about fifteen … Continue reading

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