Tag Archives: email/phone campaign

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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[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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Please ask these MoCo delegates to sign the Syria refugee letter!

The campaign to get Maryland state senators and delegates to join an open letter endorsing the settlement of Syrian refugees is proceeding apace. As of tonight, 39 delegates and senators have signed! That honor roll includes 19 Assembly members from … Continue reading

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Phonebanking for police reform with Progressive Maryland

WHERE: 35 University Blvd, Silver Spring, MD (United Methodist Church; enter via playground) (map) WHEN: Thursday, Feb 18, 6-9pm WHY: Get commitments to join us at a rally and hearings for police reform in Annapolis next Tuesday! RSVP: Progressive Maryland … Continue reading

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Senator Raskin circulates pro-Syrian refugee letter in Annapolis – you can help

The Syrian refugee crisis hasn’t gone away, of course — nor has the urgency of confronting fearful and often Islamophobic commentary about accepting those (and other) refugees to our country. So State Senator Jamie Raskin has penned a strong letter … Continue reading

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Freedom2Boycott: email your Annapolis delegation today!

The “Freedom2Boycott” coalition is a “coalition of groups and individuals advocating for free speech rights in the State of Maryland in support of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) that promote social justice in Israel/Palestine.”  It was formed by Saqib Ali … Continue reading

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District 16, 20 – call, email Sen. Lee and Raskin: support SB566!

If you live in District 16 (vicinity of Bethesda, Glen Echo) or District 20 (vicinity of Takoma Park, Silver Spring)  (not sure? look it up here),  please take a minute to make a very important phone call to your Maryland … Continue reading

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Thank Edward Snowden – by acting on these NSA-related bills!

The revelations by Edward Snowden have stunned the public — and they’ve even stunned Congress, so that a raft of bills have been sponsored addressing various aspects of the NSA scandal. We’ve identified some of the best ones below — … Continue reading

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HB558: call Hammen and every Delegate on the House Health & Govt.Ops Committee

UPDATE, 3/12: HB558 has unfortunately been voted down in committee. See above. ===== The “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558) would prohibit “an agency of the State, a county of the State, an employee of the State or … Continue reading

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Contact Delegate Hammen: bring the Maryland Liberty Preservation Act to a vote!

The “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558) would prohibit “an agency of the State, a county of the State, an employee of the State or a county acting in an official capacity, or a member of the Maryland … Continue reading

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