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Release of CIA Torture Report Reignites Important Conversation

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Apr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Earlier this month, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence voted to release parts of a 6,300 page report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” – broadly considered to be torture. The committee, led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), voted 11-3 to release the report (only three of the Republicans on the […]

Kids in Prison?

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Mar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
March is the Juvenile Justice Month of Faith and Healing, organized by the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. This month is an opportunity for the faith community to address the way in which our society holds children accountable when they are convicted of crimes. Did you know… Children sentenced to life in prison […]

Surveilling the Landscape of Privacy Concerns

Fresh Updates from RAC » Civil Liberties   |   Feb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
In a landmark speech this January, President Obama outlined his concerns, goals and plans for reform of the National Security Agency. A month later, there continue to be developments on the right-to-privacy front. On February 6th, the Director of National Intelligence, James R. Clapper, announced two changes the NSA metadata program. Section 215, the “bulk […]
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