Tag Archives: email/phone campaign

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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Video of Annapolis testimony on HB558; please email Mo Co delegates!

As reported last week, MCCRC activists went to Annapolis to join many others testifying in support of the “Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013” (HB 558); the bill would prohibit state and county agencies or the MD National Guard from … Continue reading

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Demand JUSTICE not the PATRIOT Act

A word from BORDC on the PATRIOT Act: Ten years after passing the USA PATRIOT Act, Congress is again debating this enormous expansion of government power. With three provisions set to expire at the end of this month, and Tuesday’s revolt … Continue reading

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ACLU-NCA, BORDC, Defending Dissent redouble bag search fight

On Thursday, the WMATA Board of Directors “Customer Service and Operations” committee will take up the Riders Advisory Council’s recommendations against WMATA’s ‘random’ bag search program. But no matter what happens in that meeting, a strong civil liberties coalition against … Continue reading

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Stop “fast track” reauthorization of the “PATRIOT” Act!

We’re joining with other groups like Get FISA Right to oppose HR514, a “fast track” bill that would extend some of the PATRIOT Act’s worst provisions set to lose authorization, such as Section 215 secret court orders allowing access to … Continue reading

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URGENT – Lobby WMATA directors: end bag searches now

The WMATA Board of Directors will consider on Thursday morning whether or not to halt the random bag search program. We’re pulling out all the stops to convince them the program is unconstitutional, ineffective, inconvenient and an insult to Metro riders. … Continue reading

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