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CA Votes for Human Rights!

August 27 — Sacramento, CA: the California Senate took the historic step of voting 22-11 that California should become Asssemblymember Bill Monningthe first state in the US to agree to publicize the text of three UN Human Rights treaties ratified by the US! The State Assembly had already voted 52-11 to pass ACR129, introduced by Assembly Member Bill Monning (27th AD–Monterey/Santa Cruz), proposed by Ann Fagan Ginger for MCLI. Read the resolution here.

Board President Daniel Buford and ED Emeritus Ann Ginger, were joined by MCLI interns and supporters of Human Rights on two occasions as they testified in front of the Judiciary and Appropriations committees in support of ACR 129. You can read Ann's testimony [here].


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Thanks for celebrating with us!

MCLI's Four Birthdays Celebration was a raging success, Asssemblymember Bill Monningthanks to all of you who were able to make it our headquarters on Sunday, August 8th! Thanks for your support! We hope to see you again soon.

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Human Rights Now!, is available online here. Inside you'll find updates on all of the recent MCLI goings-on including news on our pending legislation, a note from the Executive Director, and much more.
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Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (MCLI) uses Human Rights and Constitutional Law to promote fundamental human rights within the United States, including the right to jobs, food, and housing.

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