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An up-to-date list of major press coverage of CCR's work, "CCR in the News" provides summaries of each article's content, the publication and publication date, as well as a scanned version of the original article. The scanned articles can be viewed or downloaded as pdf files.

Currently "CCR in the News" covers the last two years of our major press coverage.

  1. Christian Persecution in the 21st century: A Call of Conscience to Defend the Lives of LGBT People Worldwide

    Truth in Progress, May 16, 2012 05/16/2012 - 00:00

    Two weeks ago the United Methodist General Conference reaffirmed 40 years of anti-gay prejudice, voting to continue to bar lesbian and gay people from ministry and marriage while faithful gay United Methodists…

  2. The NYPD's Criminal Stop-and-Frisk Record

    Guardian, May 15 201205/15/2012 - 00:00

    Last week, the New York Police Department released quarterly data on its stop-and-frisk program. The numbers are worse than ever, and they confirm everything that is wrong with this practice.

  3. Persecution Is Not a Right

    Truthout, May 14 2012 05/14/2012 - 11:54

    "War is peace," "freedom is slavery," "ignorance is strength." Thanks to the religious right, we can update these examples from "1984's" doublespeak to include the idea in 2012 that persecution is liberty. …

  4. Privatized Torture

    New York Times, May 14 2012 05/11/2012 - 00:00

    On Friday, May 11, 2012, a federal appellate court ruled that private military contractors allegedly complicit in torture at Abu Ghraib aren’t immune from prosecution. In post 9/11 America, that counts as a significant victory…

  5. Shedding Light on the Secret Pre-Trial of Bradley Manning

    Truthout, April 26 2012 04/26/2012 - 17:01

    With the threat of life in prison and the ideal of government transparency looming heavily in the background, Pfc. Bradley Manning's hired defense attorney and attorneys representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pressed…

  6. Bradley Manning: a Show Trial of State Secrecy

    Guardian, April 24 2012 04/25/2012 - 12:58

    CCR President Michael Ratner discusses Bradley Manning's April 24 hearing in one of the most important court martial cases in decades. The accused faces life in prison for the 22 charges against him,…

  7. Why the U.S. Government Must Release Information on al-Majalah Killings

    Huffington Post, April 17, 2012 04/19/2012 - 14:27

    CCR Executive Director Vince Warren explains that the CIA and Pentagon maintain lists of suspected terrorists to be targeted for killing and have these "kill lists" approved only by an internal executive process.…

  8. What's Next for Gitmo, Detainees and U.S. Handling of Terror Suspects?

    PBS NewsHour04/17/2012 - 12:13

    A decade after the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began accepting prisoners, the debate continues over how the U.S. treats terror suspects. Jeffrey Brown discusses the ongoing issue of military detention …

  9. What's Next for Gitmo, Detainees and U.S. Handling of Terror Suspects?

    PBS NewsHour04/17/2012 - 12:11

    A decade after the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, began accepting prisoners, the debate continues over how the U.S. treats terror suspects. Jeffrey Brown discusses the ongoing issue of military detention …

  10. Lawyer for victims of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan again denied entry to US

    The Guardian, April 13 2012 04/14/2012 - 00:00

    A lawyer representing civilian victims of drone strikes in Pakistan has accused the US government of blocking his appearance at a conference in Washington this month by failing to grant him a visa.