The Rt4th folks in DC are putting together a great rally; find your local “Restore the 4th” chapter and show up for your rights this Independence Day!
Update: scarletsaint, an organizer for the DC rally, has some excellent thoughts on reddit on what to bring, what to wear, and what expect.
The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition is proud to endorse a major “Restore The Fourth” rally for our Fourth Amendment rights — one that will happen, appropriately enough, on July 4th.
- Where: McPherson Square, downtown DC (map, Metro)
- When: July 4th, noon-2pm
- Speakers: NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake, BORDC’s Shahid Buttar, Defending Dissent’s Sue Udry, Libertarian Party president Carla Howell, Free Press CEO Craig Aaron, Demand Progress’ Charlie Fuhrman, and many more.
The rally was triggered, of course, by the ongoing surveillance revelations by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. For an overview of those revelations, visit The Guardian’s site “The NSA Files” — a growing collection of articles by Glenn Greenwald, Spencer Ackerman, and others. For a careful summary of the disturbing truths we’re learning about NSA surveillance, see Everything you wanted to Know About NSA Surveillance *but were afraid to…
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