UE Solidarity Statement: On Recent Attacks on Civil Liberties

GEB Statement on Recent Attacks on Civil Liberties

On September 24, 2010, the FBI carried out coordinated raids on the homes and offices of fourteen anti-war activists in Minnesota, Illinois and Michigan. During the raids, the FBI confiscated everything from computers and mailing lists to children's drawings and photos of Martin Luther King.

Labor Notes: Unions Condemn FBI 'Fishing Expedition'

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Labor Notes

Article by Howard Ryan and Jane Slaughter | Fri, 01/07/2011 - 2:04pm

The 30,000-member Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) passed a resolution Wednesday calling on the FBI to “stop using the national security laws to intimidate people from using their First Amendment rights.” The resolution arose because of FBI raids last September in Chicago and the Twin Cities on the homes of 14 anti-war activists, 10 of whom are also union members.

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