ISSUES – Civil Liberties, Anti-Terrorism and the Drug War

ISSUES – Civil Liberties, Anti-Terrorism and the Drug War

 


 

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TMA Special Alert 19 – Religious Asylum and REAL ID Act
by James Landrith (The Multiracial Activist Newsletter)
http://www.multiracial.com/newsletter/specialalert19.html (February 1, 2005)

 Report: Faithful but Forsaken: Real ID Act Harms Victims of Religious Persecution (endorsed by TMA)
by Maria S. Constantinescu (Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/news/faithfulbutforsaken.pdf (February 1, 2005)

Floor Statement: Government IDs and Identity Theft
by The Honorable Ron E. Paul (U.S. House of Representatives)
http://www.multiracial.com/government/floorstatement-paul.html (January 6, 2005)

Rolling Back Drug War Crime
by Anthony Gregory (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/gregory.html (December 2004/January 2005)

Take the Constitution Seriously in the Second Term
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman14.html (December 2004/January 2005)

 Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Conference Committee on Intelligence Reform Regarding National ID Cards
(Multiple Organization)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-11-15.pdf (November 15, 2004)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Conference Committee on Intelligence Reform
(Multiple Organization)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-10-15.pdf (October 15, 2004)

TMA Special Alert 18 – Joint Statement (signed by TMA) on EU Data Retention
by James Landrith (The Multiracial Activist Newsletter)
http://www.multiracial.com/newsletter/specialalert18.html (September 30, 2004)

Press Release: Joint Statement (signed by TMA) on EU Data Retention
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/news/pr20040930.pdf (September 30, 2004)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Department of Homeland Security Regarding Detention Without Charge
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-09-10.html (September 10, 2004)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to United States Seante Regarding U.S. Use of Torture
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-06-15torture.html (June 15, 2004)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Chairmen Goss and Sensenbrenner Regarding H.R. 3179, the Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Tools Improvement Act of 2003″
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-06-15.html (June 15, 2004)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Department of Homeland Security Regarding US-VISIT Program
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2004-04-22.pdf (April 22, 2004)

So Much For Federal “Justice”
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/hornberger16.html (December 2003 – January 2004)

How Attorney General Ashcroft Can Earn Trust
by Steve Lilienthal (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/lilienthal.html (December 2003 – January 2004)

Joint Letter to United States Senate on Surveillance of the Homeless
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2003-09-09.html (September 9, 2003)

What’s It Gonna Be? Collectivist Racialism or Individualism?
by James A. Landrith, Jr. (The Abolitionist Examiner)
http://www.multiracial.com/abolitionist/word/landrith6.html (June/July 2003)

Joint Letter to House Judiciary Committee on Secret Detentions
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2003-06-04.html (June 4, 2003)

Joint Letter to Director of OMB on National Crime Information Center (NCIC)
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2003-04-08.html (April 8, 2003)

Joint Letter to Speaker Hastert on PATRIOT Act II
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2003-04-02.html (April 2, 2003)

Joint Letter to Congress on Domestic Security Enhancement Act
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2003-03-17.html (March 17, 2003)

Some Nagging Questions
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman13.html (December 2002/January 2003)

Coalition Letter to Senators Lott & Daschle Regarding Total Information Awareness
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-11-18.html (November 18, 2002)

Beyond the ‘War Option’: Seeing a Better Opportunity : Bush’s Dilemma in “Gunning Down” Saddam
by Adam Abraham (INTERRACIAL VOICE)
http://interracialvoice.com/adam17.html (September/October 2002)

More Civics Lessons for Justice
(The Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A52739-2002Aug6.html (August 7, 2002 )

Profiling can be costly to society, people
by John W. Eby (The Patriot-News)
http://www.pennlive.com/news/patriotnews/index.ssf?/xml/story.ssf/html_standard.xsl?/base/news/1028367326223290.xml (August 4, 2002 )

TMA Special Alert 17 – Lawsuit Prevails – Justice Must Release Names of Detainees
by James Landrith (The Multiracial Activist Newsletter)
http://www.multiracial.com/newsletter/specialalert17.html (August 2, 2002 )

Declaring and Waging War: The U.S. Constitution
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/hornberger11.html (August/September 2002 )

Finding Safety from Terrorism
by Scott McPherson (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/mcpherson.html (August/September 2002 )

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Regarding National Identification Cards
(National ID Coalition)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-06-27.html (June 27, 2002)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Regarding Domestic Surveillance
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-06-20.html (June 20, 2002)

 Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Senators Leahy and Hatch Regarding Domestic Spying
(Multiple Organization)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-06-04senate.pdf (June 4, 2002)

 Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Representatives Sensenbrenner and Conyers Regarding Domestic Spying
(Multiple Organization)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-06-04house.pdf (June 4, 2002)

America’s Pro-Terrorism Foreign Aid Program
by James Bovard (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/bovard.html (June/July 2002)

Warrentless Searches or Constitutional Protections?
by J. Bradley Jansen (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/jansen2.html (June/July 2002)

Military Tribunal Rules Violate the Rule of Law
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman10.html (June/July 2002)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to President, European Parliament Urging Vote Against Data Retention
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-05-22.html (May 22, 2002)

Thank Goodness for the Bill of Rights!
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/hornberger10.html (April/May 2002)

Did the Founders of the Constitution Forget the Bill of Rights?
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/hornberger11.html (April/May 2002)

What Will 9-11 Mean?
by J. Bradley Jansen (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/jansen.html (April/May 2002)

It’s Not Just About Terrorists
by Charlotte Twight (Cato Institute)
http://www.cato.org/dailys/03-08-02.html (March 8, 2002)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Attorney General Regarding Domestic Spying
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-03-06.html (March 6, 2002)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to Secretary of Treasury Regarding Territorial Tax System
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-02-26.html (February 26, 2002)

The Disappeared
by Andrew Gumbel (The Independent)
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?dir=70&story=139913&host=3&printable=1 (February 26, 2002)

Rights Groups Oppose National ID Card
by Robert O’Harrow Jr. (The Washington Post)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A1526-2002Feb12.html (February 12, 2002)

Joint Letter (signed by TMA) to President Regarding National Identification Cards
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2002-02-11.html (February 11, 2002)

Multi-racial Gathering to Protect Civil Liberties
by Donna Lamb (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/lamb14.html (February/March 2002)

An Outstanding Remark
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman8.html (February/March 2002)

Self-Inflicted Violence
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman9.html (February/March 2002)

ACLU: Broad Coalition (Including TMA) Calls on Attorney General to Rescind “Unprecedented Frontal Assault” on Attorney-Client Confidentiality
(American Civil Liberties Union)
http://www.multiracial.com/news/pr20011220.html (December 20, 2001)

 Comments Regarding Eavesdropping on Confidential Attorney-Client Conversations
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/attorneyclient.pdf (December 20, 2001)

Statement of Principles on Presidential Order Authorizing Military Tribunals (signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-12-06.html (December 6, 2001)

Press Release: CNSS, TMA and Others Sue Justice Department to Release Information on Detainees
(Center for National Security Studies)
http://www.multiracial.com/news/pr20011205.html (December 5, 2001)

Emergencies, Military Tribunals, and the Constitution
by Jacob G. Hornberger (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/hornberger9.html (December 2001/January 2002)

Terrorism and the Drug War
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman6.html (December 2001/January 2002)

An Unkeepable Promise
by Sheldon Richman (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/readers/richman7.html (December 2001/January 2002)

Joint Letter to Co-Sponsors of H.R. 1266 Urging Continued Support (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-11-27.html (November 27, 2001)

Drawing a Line on Civil Liberties
(The Christian Science Monitor)
http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/1116/p10s1-comv.html (November 16, 2001)

Why Congress is silent on liberties
by Gail Russell Chaddock (The Christian Science Monitor)
http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/1116/p2s1-uspo.html (November 16, 2001)

Joint Letter (Signed by TMA) to European Union President Regarding Mandatory Data Retention of Personal Internet Use
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-11-12.html (November 12, 2001)

Joint Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Post-September 11 Detainees (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-detentions.html (November 2, 2001)

Joint Letter to House and Senate Conferees Regarding “Sneak and Peek” Search Warrants on Anti-Terrorism Legislation (Signed by TMA)
(Multiple Organizations)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-10-19.html (October 19, 2001)

Jailed without charges: Due process won’t gather hordes of detainees, but it might ensure that the guilty get arrested
by J.D. Tuccille (About.com – Civil Liberties)
http://civilliberty.about.com/library/weekly/aa101501a.htm (October 15, 2001)

Memo warns against use of profiling as defense
by Bill Dedman (The Boston Globe)
http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/285/nation/Memo_warns_against_use_of_profiling_as_defense+.shtml (October 12, 2001)

Letter to Speaker Hastert Regarding Anti-terrorism Legislation
by James Landrith (The Multiracial Activist)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-10-10.html (October 10, 2001)

America’s Dilemma: Drug Control or Privacy
by Wes Vernon (NewsMax.com)
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/9/10/193245.shtml (September 11, 2001)

Joint Letter to Senators Leahy and Hatch Regarding The Drug War (Signed by TMA)
(Coalition for Constitutional Liberties)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/2001-09-10.html (September 10, 2001)

Privacy, Liberty Emerge in Drug Czar Nomination
by Jim Burns (CNSNews.com)
http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewPolitics.asp?Page=\Politics\archive\200109\POL20010910b.html (September 10, 2001)

Drug War Casualty: Privacy?
by Declan McCullagh (Wired)
http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,46652,00.html (September 8, 2001)

Privacy Advocates Protest Drug War (TMA mentioned)
by Wes Vernon (NewsMax.com)
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/9/7/212044.shtml (September 8, 2001)

The War on Drugs is Racist War
by Gregory Flanagan (Liberation Journal)
http://www.libertocracy.com/Webessays/police/drugwar/drugwar_racist.htm (August 15, 2001)

Joint Letter to House Majority Leader Dick Armey (Signed by TMA)
(Coalition for Constitutional Liberties)
http://www.multiracial.com/letters/armey.html (July 3, 2001)

JAs and Arab Americans
(JA*Net Ties Talk)
http://members.tripod.com/runker_room/tiestalk/ja_araba.htm (November 28, 1999)

In the Hurt Game, Honesty Loses
by Edward Zwick (The New York Times)
http://www.library.cornell.edu/colldev/mideast/zwic.htm (November 10, 1998)

The Siege : Can it happen here?
by Frank H. Wu (The Progressive)
http://www.progressive.org/mpwu1198.htm (November 1998)

Profiling of Fliers Raises Racial Issue
(American Civil Liberties Union)
http://archive.aclu.org/news/w092697d.html (September 26, 1997)

Protests Against FBI Activities Continue
by Catherine M. Willford (Washington Report on Middle East Affairs)
http://www.washington-report.org/backissues/0391/9103068a.htm (March 1991)