Category: WISE Constitutional Rights Huddle News


ACLU shares important LGBTQ rights victory in Maryland!

Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you an important victory! Max Brennan, a 16-year-old student, had been barred by Talbot County Public Schools from using the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms simply because he is transgender. Max is…

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Maryland Legislative report from ACLU

This year, as with most, was a mixed bag for civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland, with both huge victories and disappointing losses.  Over the 90-day legislative session, the ACLU of Maryland gave testimony on over 200 bills and…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action – Plan to attend WISE’s April General meeting tomorrow night

Join us for a special opportunity:  Become a Voter Registration Volunteer (VRV) and help your fellow Marylanders register to VOTE! Please invite friends and neighbours, both female and male.  We are hoping to have a big group of first-time voters…

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Daily Actions – A few last bills that really need your help! #1 Tax Transparency Act for Pres and VP

1. Please call Delegate Kaiser Phone: 410-841-3036, Chair of the committee where SB0256 is languishing and Speaker Busch Phone: 410-841-3800. Please tell them this bills needs to move and get passed this year! The Senate passed it and the House…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action – Show us your tax returns!

HB0662 Presidential Candidate Tax Transparency Act (in the Senate SB0256) Do you believe we need greater transparency by elected officials? If so, please contact your the delegates to support HB0662, The Presidential Candidate Tax Transparency Act.  The bill requires candidates…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: Get the Money Out of Politics!

Join the fight against Citizens United and reverse the growing influence of big money in politics. Because the U.S. Congress has been unable to act, state legislatures across the country are taking action under Article V of the US Constitution….

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WISE Constitutional Rights and Freedoms Legislative Priorities for 2018

1) Elective Franchise- Registration and Voting at Polling Place (Bill HB0345/SB0423 in 2017) Authorizing the General Assembly to provide by suitable enactment a process to allow a qualified individual to register and vote at a polling place on election day…

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