A Lesson in Strategy: William Lloyd Garrison

From time to time, people accuse me of being too radical about the Constitution, especially when I start talking about all of the things the federal government should stop doing. They tell me that there is no way we’ll ever get back to the original Constitution. We’ll never be able to completely roll back federal power.I should just give it up. Or at least back off the extreme, idealistic rhetoric and concentrate on small steps. I disagree. I think it’s imperative to keep the ultimate goal front and center. We need to follow the Constitution every issue, every time, no exceptions, no excuses.

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Local Communities Can Take the First Step Toward Rejecting Federal Militarization of Local Police

The same rules and standards that apply to surveillance technologies should also apply to the acquisition and deployment of military grade equipment by local police forces. That is why we are unveiling a new Community Control Over Police Surveillance + Militarization (CCOPS+M) model bill.

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To the Governor: California Passes Bill to End Support for Most Federal Immigration Enforcement

SACRAMENTO (Sept. 18, 2017) – On Saturday, the California Senate gave final approval to a bill to withdraw state resources from the enforcement of most federal immigration laws.  Passage into law will likely have the effect of further nullifying those federal acts in practice.

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