Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EOoXu-rDYOplCxVPnxMfXFEG4bh_bsfI Original document name: Testimony to Wisc Board of Regents 2019 [ wpv-post-taxonomy type=”resource-type”], WI, 2019
Dissent Is Essential to Democracy: Statement on Trump’s Calls for His Congressional Critics to Leave the Country
Defending Rights & Dissent condemns in the strongest possible terms these remarks. Trump is willfully conflating criticizing him with hating the United States. He is demonizing dissent and engaging in racist demagoguery.Dissent is essential to democracy.
Today, Chelsea Manning is being hauled before a grand jury. Again. We urgently need you to take action and tell the US Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the Eastern District of Virginia to Leave Chelsea Alone!
Both Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and Custom and Border Patrol (CBP) are engaged in monitoring and tracking First Amendment protected activity.Monitoring of political speech is inherently chilling. It is also outside the jurisdiction of both ICE and CBP.
Would you ever criticize the actions of Congress? Would your answer to any those questions change if doing so meant you would be subpoenaed, hauled before Congress, and compelled to answer under oath what your intent was when you wrote your letter or what associations you belonged to at the time?
https://drive.google.com/file/d/12Tg9N05c7qjkugi8723yPpzJmO3BU0Vn/preview” Original document name: Organizing Toolkit, USA, 2019
Defending Rights & Dissent expresses deep concern about the Office of Special Counsel’s new Hatch Act guidelines. The new guidelines are overly broad and will having a chilling impact on speech.
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eBSmdnQasZ6wwo_QRS7KEDQqFqw3o_QL Original document name: DRAD Comments on National Park Services Permit Regulations.pdf Letters & Testimony, USA, 2018
Direct link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19Tnf4Qe51cV0Oxb9lWJXd-UEg8J7wT0X Original document name: Delmer Berg Sacramento FBI File.PDF FOIA or Government Document, CA, USA, 20th century, 2018