Category Archives: Civil Rights

Are we Ready?

“the choice could not be more clear”

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Voters Should Not Be Intimidated

Submitted by Francesca Rheannon: By Sean Morales-Doyle , Daniel I. Weiner , Wendy R. Weiser , Michael German , Elizabeth Goitein . From The Brennan Center Last Updated: October 7, 2020 Published: October 6, 2020 As Election Day nears, President … Continue reading

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Amy Klobuchar: the Cruz Hypocrisy regarding SCOTUS

People are already voting and they don’t buy in to phony Republican arguments for replacing Justice Ginsburg as soon as possible to insure enough Trump support on SCOTUS to overturn the election results if needed. Trump is not hiding his … Continue reading

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Something you can do for RBG

From Randall Parsons/Judith Hope: If you feel the need to do something… or something more than you’ve been doing, here’s a way to honor RBG and help stop McConnell from pushing through another ultra conservative Supreme Court nominee. Leave voicemails … Continue reading

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Early Voting

I can’t wait. Voting in NY State and Suffolk county starts on October 24th, a little over 1 month from now! In contrast to absentee ballots and voting by mail, there seems less risk of your vote not being counted … Continue reading

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SPLC under attack

This past weekend, the Republican National Committee caved to white supremacist and other hate groups by adopting a resolution titled Refuting the Legitimacy of the Southern Poverty Law Center to Identify Hate Groups.  The focus of the resolution is that “the SPLC is … Continue reading

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Lee Zeldin’s Confederate Statues

Deeply Concerned Springs August 9, 2020 Dear David: To excuse his vote against the removal of statues of Confederate soldiers from the Capitol, Rep. Lee Zeldin claims, “never to have heard from a constituent that they were concerned about statues … Continue reading

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Huge Crowd in Bridgehampton: Justice for Floyd

This was easily the largest rally I have ever seen on the South Fork or in Suffolk County.  Official estimate according to the Patch.com about 1000 people.  Just imagine Main street (Rte 27) filled on both sides and on the … Continue reading

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Protesting the Callous Murder of George Floyd right here in Bridgehampton

PLEASE READ THIS MESSAGE IN ITS ENTIRETY We are moved to action after the vicious and callous murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters all over the country who demand an … Continue reading

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Virtual Forum: 8 hours and 46 minutes

Dear Friends, Over the past week, there have been thousands of people gathering together across the country to protest and rally against injustices against the black and brown community. There have been renewed calls for accountability, transparency and reform of a system that that … Continue reading

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“I Can’t Breathe”

“I Can’t Breathe” The Murder of George Floyd “The time for endless conversation has passed. We are a nation of differences and this is our greatest strength. It is a time for action in a way that cannot be ignored … Continue reading

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Save the Children

Contributed by James Ewing (Watermill, NY). Watch this powerful video from the border where Alyssa Milano is broadcasting live: Over the past year approximately 400,000 migrants have been detained by the Customs and Border Protection (CBP).They are primarily from Guatemala, … Continue reading

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Trickle Down Hate Crimes

Devastatingly awful. The rise of hate crimes & Trump’s vitriol are not independent or coincidental. It’s not the media, it starts in the oval office and trickles down. Trump (and his minions) ↓ VITRIOL HATE direct INSTRUCTIONS for violence ↓ … Continue reading

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Child Abuse (Human Rights Violation)

Submitted by James Ewing (Watermill):   IMAGES We want you to imagine for a moment what this might be like for a child: to flee the place you have called your home because it is not safe to stay and … Continue reading

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Zeldin: Trump Apologist Extraordinaire

Published as a Letter to the Editor in The East Hampton Star, 5/10/18 National Disgrace East Hampton May 7, 2018 To The Editor: With his refusal to release his tax returns, taunting of Gold Star families, ridicule of P.O.W.s, derision … Continue reading

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Does the Constitution Permit a State to Abolish Marriage?

This is what makes constitutional law so interesting… 21 MAR 2018 MICHAEL C. DORF After the Supreme Court found a constitutional right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges in June 2015, county clerks and other state and local officials … Continue reading

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Zeldin: Selective Civil Rights

Michael Anthony writes on FB:  Lee Zeldin, the absentee Congressman, is concerned about Russian spy target Carter Page’s civil rights, but refuses to see the civil rights violations inherent in The Dept of Homeland Security’s administrative warrants used to detain … Continue reading

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Zeldin’s Friend Steve Bannon

You Are the Company You Keep!  “Personal branding is the name of the game these days, and in our age of radical transparency it is informed not just by how you present yourself but also by the people you associate … Continue reading

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Hatemongers without the Robes and Hoods

Letter from Richard Cohen, President, Southern Poverty Law Center (Photo: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Donald Trump addresses the 2017 Values Voter Summit in Washington, October 13, 2017.   As expected, the annual “Values Voter Summit” in Washington this past weekend featured a rogue’s … Continue reading

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The Orbital Perspective

Leland Melvin (ex-Astronaut & NFL Player) Wrote to Trump And this is what he had to say:   To Donald Trump I believe in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of this country even though at the time they … Continue reading

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