Category Archives: Civil Liberties

Support the USA Freedom Act Today

From Take Part (http://www.takepart.com): There’s been a major breakthrough in the fight to protect the Fourth Amendment: Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner have introduced the USA Freedom Act, which would end the NSA’s ability to track our phone … Continue reading

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Towards a Moral Economy: Is NOW the Time?

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2014/february/towards-moral-economy-now-time-0 Feb 11, 2014 10:53 am | Stephen Herzenberg The Philadelphia Daily News’ Will Bunch had an uplifting column Monday morning on the “Moral March” in Raleigh, N.C. this past weekend. It was the South’s largest protest march … Continue reading

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Urge Senator Toomey to Support ENDA in Final Vote

The Senate reached 60 votes for cloture on Monday, and that number included Senator Toomey. The final vote will take place on Thursday, November 7, but Monday was a huge hurdle to cross. Senator Toomey still has some concerns about … Continue reading

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Thank Senator Toomey for Supporting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

From Equality PA (http://www.equalitypa.org): The Employment Non-discrimination Act just passed the most important hurdle in the Senate with a yes vote from Senator Toomey. Take a minute to say thank you to Senator Toomey. Call him today at 1-888-289-9228. After … Continue reading

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USA Freedom Act Would Limit NSA Spying

WASHINGTON – October 29 – A bipartisan reform bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk collection, analysis, and storage of Americans’ electronic communications has been introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bill is … Continue reading

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Americans in Struggle Film Series—Philadelphia

From the Philadelphia Unemployment Project (http://www.philaup.org/): Film series presenting some of the great battles for justice and equality in American history Tuesdays 6 pm- 112 N. Broad St. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia Refreshments from 5:30- Brief discussion following the film Stonewall … Continue reading

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Civic Engagement 2012 From a Faith Perspective Webinar

As people of faith, we can play a unique role in this election cycle by encouraging civil, respectful dialogue that builds community and offers a hope-filled vision of the future for all people. – Please Forward Widely – The Interfaith Immigration Coalition will host … Continue reading

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