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August 18, 2017

CCR in the News

Sen. Claire McCaskill, along with 47 other senators (including 12 Democrats), is cosponsoring Senate Bill 720, the Israel Anti-Boycott Act . The proposed legislation, described as draconian and unconstitutional, has been condemned by numerous civil and human rights organizations, including the...
August 18, 2017

CCR in the News

Four years ago this week, federal court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the way New York police officers were stopping and frisking individuals amounted to racial discrimination, and was hence unconstitutional. Speaking before the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement [NOBLE] earlier...
August 18, 2017

CCR in the News

The US Congress, cheered on by the powerful Israeli lobby in Washington, is waging a war on Palestinians and their supporters. In the process, they are attempting to demolish the very core of American values – the First Amendment. The build-up to this war began when the Israel lobby group, the...
August 17, 2017

Blog Post

CCR has a long history of challenging overbroad and warrantless government surveillance, something that has ballooned since 9/11. Last week, we filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in a case that could decide the constitutionality of such surveillance — a decision will...
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August 13, 2017

Blog Post

Our hearts go out to the families of those who lost their lives and were injured over the weekend in Charlottesville. We also want to deeply thank all who went to the streets to counter protest this particular expression of white supremacy. The protests turned predictably tragic because Trump is...
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