Join the grassroots movement to fulfill the promise of the Bill of Rights for everyone. Together, we can make police and intelligence agencies accountable to we the people whom they serve. It’s time to convert your concern and outrage into political action. Let’s do this.
June 16, 2017 – Since the Snowden disclosures of 2013, it’s been a truism in Washington that “everyone is watched.” But history shows that not everyone is watched equally: Instead, people of color, immigrants, religious minorities, and LGBT persons have disproportiona… [Read More]
June 15, 2017 – On this centennial of one the worst pieces of legislation ever passed, join us in standing up to yet another abuse of it. Reality Winner and all other whistleblower should not be charged with any crime at all.
June 14, 2017 – Responding to community outcry, police director Juan Perez withdraws his proposal to implement a Wide Area Surveillance program in Miami Dade County
June 14, 2017 – If the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) is interested in learning more about terrorism and effective strategies to protect against it, they should call as witnesses experts on terrorism, not purveyors of half-truths and innuendo.
June 12, 2017 – Militarization of American police forces is becoming more and more common and, as a result of digital-age technologies and the use of smaller-scale surveillance cameras both publicly and privately, many people living in the United States today believe they have no privacy and, indeed, no right to expect privacy. They are misinformed.
June 10, 2017 – “These state bills, with their criminalization of assemblies, enhanced penalties and general stigmatization of protesters, are designed to discourage the exercise of…fundamental rights.”
June 8, 2017 – The highly invasive technology was developed by the US Air Force during the Iraq War and features Cessna airplanes flying over an area filming all that goes on in a 32 square mile area below. But activists are fighting it.
June 7, 2017 – Trump announced his nominee via twitter this morning. Wray isn’t a household name, even among civil liberty advocates, so we’re still researching those details. Here’s what we’ve got so far…
June 2, 2017 – On Thursday night, the capital of the smallest state in the union adopted a wide-ranging police reform measure with national and historic implications. The ordinance was inspired by our Local Civil Rights Restoration Act.
June 2, 2017 – US District Judge Hon. Robert W. Sweet denied a bid by the City of New York to dismiss key assault and battery, excessive force, and failure to train claims in a landmark federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of NY and NYPD officers who used an LRAD “sound cannon” against Black Lives Matter protesters, journalists, and bystanders in December of 2014.