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Defending Dissent: A Public Forum — Wheaton, April 18

Political Repression & Civil Liberties post 9/11 What effect has the “The War on Terror” had on free expression and grassroots political organizing in Maryland and across the United States since 9/11?  Come to a public forum sponsored by Montgomery … Continue reading

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MCCRC Asks Congress to End Racial Profiling

Racial profiling occurs whenever law enforcement agents use race, religion, ethnicity, or national origin as a factor in deciding whom they should investigate, arrest or detain, except where these characteristics are part of a specific suspect description. Singling people out … Continue reading

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NCPCF town hall on MLK Day: good advice, tragic stories aired

The National Coalition for the Protection of Civil Freedoms held a town hall last Sunday at the Martin Luther King Library in Washington, DC.  Headlined “Know Your Rights — before they’re read to you!”, the town hall provided both important … Continue reading

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SAALT Statement for WMATA Riders’ Advisory Council Meeting on 1/5/11

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) recently endorsed the Montgomery County Civil Rights Restoration Act that MCCRC is pursuing.  On Wednesday, the organization also submitted a statement to the WMATA Riders Advisory Council about the Metro random bag search issue: … Continue reading

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