Opposing the use of religious, ethnic, and racial profiling for the purposes of law enforcement and counter-terrorism measures.
Centering democracy, freedom and human rights for all.
Limiting the accessibility and regulate the ownership of gun laws including, but not limited to, enforcing universal background check laws, banning assault weapons, and closing the gun show loophole.
Preventing militarization of our states and local police forces.
Supporting Americans' right to privacy, and preventing unwarranted surveillance into their lives and houses of worship.
Opposing torture in all instances and supporting the prosecution of any officials who aid and abet torture. We define “enhanced interrogation” as torture under the United Nations Charter.
Supporting the closing of Guantanamo Bay, trying the detainees in the Federal Judicial court system and charging any detainees as appropriate. Releasing the detainees who are not tried and charged. Transfer of remaining detainees to facilities within the US
Supporting stronger congressional and judicial oversight of drone programs.
Supporting a thorough re-evaluation and substantial revision and/or repeal of the Patriot Act.
Supporting the enforcement of the War Powers Resolution of 1973, which limits the Executive’s ability to send US troops into hostile action without a Declaration of War by the Congress.
Supporting regulations which require the Executive branch to seek congressional approval at least every three years in a declaration of war.
Reevaluate and redefine the so-called “War on Terror”.
Opposing the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Supporting the use of the FACE Act and other regulations to protect houses of worship from “armed protests” and other acts of intimidation.