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A Victory for Free Speech

October 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in Massachusetts Peace Action’s Fall 2018 newsletter Should the right to assemble and to express political views be subject to “fees” in our democracy? Mass. Peace Action (MAPA) established a precedent for free speech when we contested fees imposed by the City …

BOSTON – The ACLU of Massachusetts and the City of Cambridge today announced that a settlement has been reached between the City and Massachusetts Peace Action and Massachusetts Peace Action Education Fund, two organizations that helped the January Coalition plan the Cambridge/Boston Women’s March event …

BOSTON – The ACLU of Massachusetts today filed a lawsuit challenging the City of Cambridge’s policy of charging event organizers for public safety services as a condition for granting permits for rallies and demonstrations in Cambridge parks. Filed on behalf of Massachusetts Peace Action and …

This article was originally published in Cambridge Wicked Local on April 18th, 2017. In late March, UN “special rapporteurs” Maina Kiai and David Kaye warned the U.S. that bills introduced in 16 Republican-dominated state legislatures “could result in a detrimental impact on the rights to …