President’s Note: CCDBR Confronted a Real HUAC Witch Hunt. The One Trump Alleges Doesn’t Even Come Close.

Over fifty years ago, CCDBR was formed in part as a response to the continuation of threats to First Amendment rights represented by the House Committee on Un-American Activities (the notorious “HUAC”). Attempts to enforce patriotic orthodoxy and silence dissent … Read more »

Call to Action: Urge Your Congressional Representatives to Uphold Net Neutrality and Protect Freedom on the Internet

Since the election, President Trump’s team of policymakers has been moving forward with plans to reverse FCC net neutrality policies implemented by President Obama, which would deal a critical blow to internet freedom. With its vote on May 18, 2017 Read more »

Seeking Accountability for Spike in Phone Seizures, Civil Rights Group Files Suit Against CBP

UPDATE: A new piece by Mother Jones reports that, in response to CBP’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s failure to respond to requests for statistics on the searches the agencies conduct, Senator Ron Wyden has announced plans to file legislation that would require … Read more »