Sign-on Letter

Sign On Re: DHS Measures the Threaten Safety and Family Unity of Immigrant Children

June 16, 2020 Chad Wolf Acting Secretary Department of Homeland Security 301 7th Street, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20528 Re: Recent DHS Measures That Threaten the Safety and Family Unity of Vulnerable Immigrant Children Dear Acting Secretary Wolf: The undersigned 122 organizations strongly oppose recent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) measures that threaten the safety and [...]

Sign On: #ProtectBlackDissent & Defund Surveillance

Read the original letter here.  June 17, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy House Republican Leader Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Jerold Nadler House Judiciary Committee Chairman Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Jim Jordan House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear [...]

Sign On: Police Reform Bill

June 16, 2020  The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510  The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510  The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives  1236 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515  [...]

2020-06-16T13:48:27-04:00June 16th, 2020|Letter, Police accountability, Sign-on Letter|

Sign On: Policy Paper on Ending Gag Lawsuits

Read the original policy paper here. Ending Gag Lawsuits in Europe Protecting Democracy and Fundamental Rights The problem: gag lawsuits against public interest defenders The EU must end gag lawsuits used to silence individuals and organisations that hold those in positions of power to account. Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) are lawsuits brought forward [...]

Coalition Letter to Congress in Support of the CORE Act

May 26, 2020 Coalition Letter to Congress in Support of the CORE Act The Hon. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) The Hon. Charles Schumer (D-NY) United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Hon. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) The Hon. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Members of the Senate and House: We strongly [...]

Sign On: Amendments to USA Freedom Reauthorization Act 2020

May 11, 2020 Dear Senators, The undersigned organizations write to urge you to support privacy-protective amendments to H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020, to oppose the underlying bill if improvements are not adopted, and to oppose amendments offered that would weaken the bill. We applaud the Senate for not rushing to pass [...]

2020-06-08T16:02:38-04:00May 11th, 2020|National Security, Sign-on Letter|

Sign On: Organizations Call on Congress To Pass Inspector General Removal Protections

April 10, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Leaders McCarthy, McConnell, and [...]

Sign On: Bipartisan Groups Lay Out Principles for Transparency and Oversight of Coronavirus Stimulus Spending

April 6, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi                                         The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House                                                      Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives                                      U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20514    [...]

Sign On: Coalition to Make Whistleblowing Safe During COVID-19 and Beyond

The signatories to this letter call on all public authorities and institutions to protect those who report or expose the harms, abuses and serious wrongdoing that arise during this period of crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We also encourage all citizens and workers to participate in ensuring our governments, corporate institutions and markets remain [...]

Sign-On: Re. Extension of Modernization Committee

November 6, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives 1236 Longworth H.O.B. Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader United States House of Representatives 2468 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy: We write to express our support for the [...]

2019-11-08T16:29:06-05:00November 6th, 2019|Press, Sign-on Letter|
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