With the introduction of the End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2017 in both the House and Senate, we have a chance to prohibit such profiling by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
The End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2017 is as ambitious as the current atmosphere surrounding racial and religious profiling is terrifying.
Measures are under consideration in Congress and the Administration to name the Muslim Brotherhood a terror organization but the target isn’t MB. It is US civil society
Legislation has been introduced, and the Administration is reportedly considering designating the organization as a Foreign Terror Organization, which would have chilling ramifications on U.S. civil society.
Travelers to the U.S., and even returning citizens are facing more intrusive questions, including demands to handover passwords. But fishing expeditions at the border do nothing to enhance national security.
Hirono Introduces Resolution to Honor Fred Korematsu, Denounce Trump Targeting of Muslim & Minority Communities
Take action: ask your Senators to co-sponosor a resolution honoring Fred Korematsu and denouncing Trump’s executive order establishing a Muslim ban.
Advocates Urge Delay of Sessions Vote to Examine His Role with President’s Executive Orders and Proposals
187 national advocacy groups are calling for the committee vote on the Jeff Sessions nomination for Attorney General to be delayed given the lack of information on how Senator Sessions views and intends to implement the many executive orders that have been signed since his hearing. Collegiality for Senator Sessions has no place in this inquiry.
Sessions has spent his career undermining the rights of people of color, women, LGBTQ people, immigrants, religious minorities, and people with disabilities. And he’s no friend of civil liberties either.