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Montgomery County Civil Rights · 10M ago

MCCRC appeals WMATA denial of request to document bag searches are “random”

[SIGN OUR PETITION AGAINST BAG SEARCHES] Today, MCCRC continued to press our “PARP” (public access records process) with the regional transit authority WMATA, appealing the agency’s 2/24/16 ...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 10M ago

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....
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 11M ago

MoCo Delegate Dumais puts FOP at the table, scuttles key police accountability measure

Police accountability efforts were set back on Monday when House Judiciary Chairman Joseph Vallario and vice chair Kathleen Dumais (D-15, Montgomery County) attended a key Criminal Justice s...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 11M ago

Peace Action Montgomery, MCCRC send issues questionnaire to 3d, 6th, 8th CD and Senate candidates

Peace Action Montgomery and MCCRC have issued a questionnaire with 11 peace, justice, and civil liberties questions for candidates to federal public office seeking Montgomery County voter su...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 11M ago

MCCRC joins “Activism is not Terrorism” national letter urging investigation of FBI

MCCRC is among over 60 civil rights and civil liberties groups co-signing a letter to Congress expressing concern over revelations of FBI and DHS surveillance of nonviolent protest groups an...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 11M ago

Marijuana Policy Coalition to lobby Annapolis today

The Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland is organizing a “Lobby Night” in Annapolis from 5 to 8 pm on Monday, March 7, to advance the goal of “taxing and regulating cannabis in Maryland.” ...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 12M ago

Please ask these MoCo delegates to sign the Syria refugee letter!

The campaign to get Maryland state senators and delegates to join an open letter endorsing the settlement of Syrian refugees is proceeding apace. As of tonight, 39 delegates and senators hav...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 12M ago

MCCRC supports Del. Smith’s HB521bill restoring SWAT team reporting

On February 23d, MCCRC submitted written testimony in support of HB521, a bill sponsored by Delegate Will Smith (D-20) that would require Maryland police departments to annually report detai...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 12M ago

Marylanders show up in Annapolis for police reform – sheriffs, chiefs agree #NoRec23

Over a hundred advocates of police reform descended on Annapolis on Tuesday to press their case for real police reform and against measures like “Recommendation 23” — packing brutality heari...
Montgomery County Civil Rights · 12M ago

Maryland at a crossroads on Tuesday – rally for police reform, pack the hearing room!

WHEN: 11am-9pm, Tuesday February 23 WHERE: MD Legislature, Lowe House Office Building 6 Bladen St, Room 145 Baltimore City Delegation Room Annapolis, MD 21401  (map) WHAT: Rally for police a...