Tag: civil liberties
By MoveOn. Wednesday, June 12 2013
“We are calling on Congress to take immediate action to halt this surveillance and provide a full public accounting of the NSA’s and the FBI’s data collection programs.” Want to learn more? Click HERE.
civil liberties | congress | Eye-Opening | House | Nonpartisan | NSA | Senate
By MoveOn. Thursday, February 7 2013
This is the civil rights battle of our time.
Barack Obama | civil liberties | Equality | Gay Marriage | gay rights | Graphics | LGBTQ | LGBTQ Equality | Marriage Equality | Nonpartisan | Obama Administration
By Linda. Wednesday, November 21 2012
Tennessee tries to ban teachers from using the words “gay” or “homosexual.” Openly gay actor George Takei (Sulu, of the original “Star Trek” series) responds.
civil liberties | Education | Gay Marriage | LGBTQ Equality | Nonpartisan | Star Trek
By Angie Aker. Wednesday, October 24 2012
They asked for a moment to pray, and were beaten within an inch of their lives instead. WATCH:
2012 Elections | civil liberties | Civil Rights | Eye-Opening | Inspiring | John Lewis | MoveOn Original | Progressive | Racism | Rep. John Lewis | videos
By Brandon. Friday, October 12 2012
Matthew Shepard’s story shocked our nation, and it paved the way for some new laws and heightened awareness of anti-gay hate crimes and bullying; we still have a long way to go.
civil liberties | Eye-Opening | gay rights | Hate Crime Laws | LGBTQ Equality | Matthew Shepard | Nonpartisan | Shocking | Touching | videos
By Marika. Thursday, September 13 2012
On tonight’s VIEWPOINT with Eliot Spitzer, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a leader in the Civil Rights movement who played a key role in the struggle to end segregation, talked to Eliot Spitzer about the GOP’s efforts to change voting regulations in states across the country, an effort Democrats say is tantamount to voter suppression.
civil liberties | Current | Current TV | Democrats | Eliot Spitzer | Media | Nonpartisan | Racism | Radical Right | Rep. John Lewis | Republicans | Shocking | videos
By Brandon. Friday, September 7 2012
Rep. John Lewis was a Freedom Rider over 50 years ago. He reminds us of where we’ve come from and cannot ever go back to.
2012 Elections | Barack Obama | civil liberties | Democrats | DNC 2012 | Eye-Opening | Freedom Riders | Inspiring | Media | Radical Right | Rep. John Lewis | Republicans | Touching | videos | Voter ID Laws | voter purge | voter suppression | Voting
By Brandon. Tuesday, July 3 2012
Ten years before the Civil War, the city of Rochester, NY asked Frederick Douglass to speak for its July 4, 1852 celebration. Douglass accepted, but rather than join in the ‘celebration’, Douglass took it in an unexpected direction. In this clip, Danny Glover performs part of that speech (hat tip to the Zinn Education Project).
civil liberties | Danny Glover | Democrats | Eye-Opening | Frederick Douglass | Howard Zinn | Inspiring | Nonpartisan | Racism | Republicans | Shocking | Touching | videos
By Brandon. Wednesday, June 20 2012
Let’s support her by spreading this far and wide on Facebook and Twitter today!
Carrie Underwood | civil liberties | Democrats | Gay Marriage | Inspiring | LGBTQ Equality | Marriage Equality | Meme | Nonpartisan | Quotes
By Marika. Thursday, May 24 2012
Greatest picture ever? Maybe.
2012 Elections | Adorable | Barack Obama | civil liberties | Inspiring | MoveOn Original | Obama Administration | Photos | Progressive