Thomas Nephew

Thomas Nephew

Thomas Nephew is a founding member of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition, mococivilrights.wordpress.com. He's been a resident of Takoma Park, MD since 2000, where he's been active on issues ranging from license plate scanners and Metro bag searches to impeachment and the NDAA.  He has a public policy master's degree from the University of Michigan; he is married and the proud father of one daughter, Maddie.

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This week’s filibuster of the John Brennan nomination by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) confirms just how unpredictable and fluid the politics of civil liberties are in Washington, DC these days: a Republican senator leading the fight – joined by Democrats like Ron Wyden (D-OR) -- to learn just where due process lines are drawn these days, a Democratic White House dragging its feet before grudgingly conceding there are any.

Broad coalition fights against the NDAA, for HB558, and for the right to due process