Defending Rights & Dissent tracks national legislation that impacts your Constitutional rights, working with members of Congress to introduce bills to protect and advance your rights, and fighting bills that trample them.
115th Congress (2017-2019)
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Grassley, Leahy, Cornyn, Feinstein Introduce Bill to Reinforce Transparency in Wake of Supreme Court FOIA Decision and Recent Regulations
The Open and Responsive Government Act (S. 2220), will reverse recent developments that undermine the public’s right to access information and hold government accountable.
Both major parties are supporting legislation that breathes life into the misguided belief that police are under attack, and that protesters or criticism of aggressive policing put police officers’ lives in danger.
We all want our children to be safer at school, but Students, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018 threatens the civil liberties of students
Do you remember three years ago, when after a rigorous and robust debate, the US Congress voted to authorize US military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen? No? That’s because it never happened.