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Joseph N. Welch (left) being questioned by Senator Joseph McCarthy (right), June 9, 1954.

At Long Last, Have You No Sense of Decency?

Sixty-two years ago today one of our nation’s most infamous demagogues had his career come to a symbolic end. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, whose name has now become synonymous with political persecution, rose from a relatively unremarkable junior Senator to a

red button says "boycott grapes" with unitd farmworkers logo

Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk in California that Chills Speech

We’ve reported on many bills across the country aimed at deterring individuals from engaging in Constitutionally protected political speech about Israel’s human rights policies. Now: the long and windy saga of California’s own such bill, which is on its way to the Governor’s desk and could become law at any minute.

a screenshot of the youtube video featuring Fadi Saba

Standing up to Threats Against Palestinian Human Rights Advocacy: Year in Review

As a domestic civil liberties organization, we don’t take a position on the Middle East conflict, but when we see a systematic effort to crack down on a social movement, we fight back. As such, we have long been involved in opposing attempts to shut down Palestinian human rights advocacy. In 2016, we saw a record number of threats to Palestinian human rights advocacy domestically in the United States and a record level of involvement on our part.

Support the Right to Boycott in Massachusetts

We are sharing an alert from Massachusetts Peace Action, because we are supporting their efforts to protect the right to boycott in Massachusetts: The first days of the Trump administration have been as dire as anyone could have imagined – with

Freedom2Boycott Members Attend Lobby Night at the Maryland House of Delegates

Right to Boycott Under Attack Again in Maryland.

Once again we are facing an unconstitutional bill in Maryland that targets the right to boycott. Things are moving fast, but so are we. Our allies at Freedom2Boycott in Maryland have organized a Lobby Night  in Annapolis for Monday, February 6. I

Constitution in Crisis :: February 2017

Donald Trump has wasted no time in unleashing an assault on civil liberties and truth, has he? But if he thought the deluge would leave us stunned, he was wrong. Tens of thousands of people have taken to  the streets.