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Thu Aug 6, 2015, 01:48 PM


ACLU PETITION: Stop Surveillance of Black Lives Matter Activists!

ACLU and parties connected to the Black Lives Matter Movement, are asking that we help add [link:link:https://action.aclu.org/secure/stop-surveillance-of-blm-activists?redirect=blmsurveilRD&ms=web_150806_criminallawreform_blmsurveillanceRD|PETITION] signatures requesting that Homeland Security and others stop targeting civil activists (like the FBI and others did of Martin Luther King).

As noted by a related Reddit campaign along with ThisIsTheMovement.org linking to the [link:link:https://action.aclu.org/secure/stop-surveillance-of-blm-activists?redirect=blmsurveilRD&ms=web_150806_criminallawreform_blmsurveillanceRD|PETITION];

Over the past year, we've seen the #BlackLivesMatter movement establish itself as an outcry against abusive police practices that have plagued communities of color for far too long. The U.S. government has taken some steps in the right direction, including decreased militarization of the police, DOJ establishing mandatory reporting for some police interactions, in addition to the White House push on criminal justice reform. At the same time, abusive police interactions continue to be reported.

We’ve also noted an alarming trend where the activists behind #BlackLivesMatter are being monitored by DHS. To boot, cybersecurity companies like Zero Fox are doing the same to receive contracts from local governments -- harkening back to the surveillance of civil rights activists in the 60's and 70's.

Corroboration of this arises from "The Intercept" that sought Freedom of Information Act info - revealing it its story;


that - even in this year, in Washington D.C.;

In response to The Intercept’s FOIA request, for example, last month the DHS’s Office of Operations Coordination released over 40 pages of documents (archive 1, archive 2) detailing live updates and Google Maps images of Black Lives Matter protestors’ movements during an April 29th protest in Washington, DC.

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Homeland Security has better things to do with tax $
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We are sick and tired of this oppression
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Racism wars of yesteryear haven't ended
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Black Lives DO Matter
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Feds should be investigating Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital - instead
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I've signed the Petition and helped spread the word
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All of the Above
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Laser is nutzo - we need Homeland Security to Follow Everybody
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Wed Sep 2, 2015, 10:04 PM

2. Those darn stupid responses. They always vex me.


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Thu Sep 3, 2015, 12:07 AM

3. I have my.own personal group of haters


Trolls with hudden agendas many

What until they get a load of me
And my new attorney

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