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  •  Complaints to the US Civil Rights Commission (6+ / 0-)

    Force public hearings on excessive use of force being used to crush protected political dissent.

    U.S. Civil Rights Commission
    Can't individuals make complaints?

    Congress has oversight powers. Call your Reps and Sens and demand they hold hearings on excessive police violence and repression of the First Amendment rights of citizens. Why should they be comfortable?

    Complain to the US Attorney General, and to the various State Attorneys General.  

    Make some noise.

    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    HEADQUARTERS  
     U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
    624 Ninth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20425
    Telephone: (202) 376-7700
    TTY: (202) 376-8116  

    And DEFINITELY. call:
    Public Affairs Unit
    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
    624 Ninth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20425
    Telephone: (202) 376-8591

    Central Regional Office
    Suite 908
    400 State Avenue
    Kansas City, Kansas 66101
    Farella E. Robinson, Director
    Tel: (913) 551-1400
    TTY: (913) 551-1414
    Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma

    Eastern Regional Office
    Suite 500
    624 Ninth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20425
    Ivy L. Davis, Director
    Tel: (202) 376-7533
    TTY: (202) 376-8116
    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

    Midwestern Regional Office
    Suite 410
    55 West Monroe Street
    Chicago, Illinois 60603
    David Mussatt, Director
    Tel: (312) 353-8311
    TTY: (312) 353-8362
    Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

    Rocky Mountain Regional Office
    Suite 1380 South,
    999-18th Street
    Denver, Colorado 80202
    Malee V. Craft, Director
    Tel: (303) 866-1040
    TTY: (303) 866-1049
    Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

    Southern Regional Office
    Suite 1840 T
    61 Forsyth Street, SW
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
    Peter Minarik, Director
    Tel: (404) 562-7000
    TTY: (404) 562-7004
    Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

    Western Regional Office
    Suite 2010
    300 North Los Angeles Street
    Los Angeles, California 90012
    Director: Vacant
    Tel: (213) 894-3437
    TTY: (213) 894-3435
    Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington

    As of May 2011, the members of the Commission are:

    Martin R. Castro, Chair (D) – President and CEO of Castro Synergies, LLC (appointed by President Obama, January 2011).

    Abigail Thernstrom, Vice-Chair (R) – Manhattan Institute political scientist and former member of the Massachusetts Board of Education (appointed by Congress, 2001; switched registration to "Independent" when appointed Vice-Chair by President Bush, 2004; switched registration back to Republican and reappointed to USCCR by President Bush in 2007; term will expire in 2013).

    Gail Heriot (I) – University of San Diego law professor; alternate delegate to the 2000 Republican Convention (appointed by Senate, February 2007).

    Peter N. Kirsanow (R) – Cleveland attorney and former member of the National Labor Relations Board (appointed by President Bush, December 2006).

    David Kladney (D) – [[lawyer in private solo practice in Reno, NV).

    Roberta Achtenberg (D) – Corporate Advisor in Public Policy and California State University Trustee (appointed by President Obama, January 2011).

    Michael Yaki (D) – San Francisco attorney and former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (re-appointed by Congress in April 2011).

    Todd F. Gaziano (I) – Senior Fellow in Legal Studies and the Director of the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation (appointed by Republican minority in Congress, 2007).

    Okay, the Government says you MUST abort your child. NOW do you get it?

    by Catskill Julie on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 06:58:54 PM PST

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