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Publication: Restore, Protect, Expand: The Right to Dissent

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This paper, one of CCR's 100 Days to Restore the Constitution series, explores the current situation of attacks upon and criminalization of dissent, from the surveillance of activists to the federalization of local law enforcement, to the labeling of activists as “terrorists.” It presents a vision for the First 100 Days of the next President’s administration that repudiates such attacks and upholds the First Amendment and our human rights.