Category Archives: Civil Rights

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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Arpaio is a Really Bad Hombre

From Paul Clements (running for Congress in Kalamazoo MI) Friday, the President announced that he had pardoned notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio on his conviction for contempt of court. When I first heard the news, I called it “a travesty” and … Continue reading

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Remove Lee Zeldin from the US Holocaust Memorial Council

August 17, 2017 We are writing to publicly demand the removal of Congressman Lee Zeldin from the US Holocaust Memorial Council (USHMC) in Washington, D.C..  As a member of the USHMC, as a steward of our collective memory of atrocity, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to our Fellow Jews

From my friend Larry Smith: By Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman Berkeley, California, 8/16/17 To our fellow Jews, in the United States, in Israel, and around the world: We know that, up to now, some of you have made an … Continue reading

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Two-faced Lee Zeldin on White Supremacist Rally in Charlottesville

Zeldin’s bizarre bifurcation of responses to Charlottesville continues. Yesterday he went back to his original position defending Trump and blaming both sides. That weak response is also the one on his website press release page, his official Facebook page and … Continue reading

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Because ICE Made A Typo…

Because ICE Made A Typo, These Kids Will Lose Their Dad In Just Days Joel Colindrés, a beloved father of two with no criminal record, is facing imminent deportation to Guatemala. By RJ Scofield (Patch Staff) – Updated August 2, … Continue reading

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United Against Hate Rally

Submitted by Amy Turner: The  #unitedagainsthate rally took place on 7/28/17 across from the entrance to the Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood campus. Unfortunately we never saw Trump’s arrival, but that didn’t dampen the crowd’s spirits. I heard a crowd size … Continue reading

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United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By Hobby Lobby

Yes, this is the same Hobby Lobby that was “holier than thou” before the US Supreme Court US Department of Justice   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Cuneiform Tablets Were Falsely Labeled as Product “Samples” and Shipped to … Continue reading

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