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Van Hollen, Raskin, Flowers, twenty other MD candidates respond to MCCRC/Peace Action questionnaire

Twenty three candidates for Senate and 3d, 6th, and 8th Congressional District Representative seats have responded to a 13 part questionnaire circulated by MCCRC and Peace Action Montgomery.  The questionnaire and links to election pages and candidate questionnaire pages can … Continue reading

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Takoma Park, America says “Close Guantanamo!”

As promised, MCCRC activists showed up at the Takoma Metro station this evening, distributing flyers about Guantanamo and collecting signatures to our petition asking the Montgomery County area Congressional delegation to do something about Guantanamo — investigate the Pentagon for its … 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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MCCRC joins “Close Guantanamo” call to action next week; see you at Takoma Metro

Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is joining national groups including “World Can’t Wait,” Amnesty International, BORDC/DDF, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT), and others in calling for action next week on January … Continue reading

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Close Guantanamo, repeal the NDAA detention provisions

Despite the cold and wet weather last Wednesday, between one and two hundred people made their way to Lafayette Park to protest both the 10th anniversary of detentions at Guantanamo and the recent passage of the NDAA ratifying indefinite detentions. … Continue reading

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