A Network of Groups Across the Political Spectrum,
Organizing against Surveillance Abuse, Government Repression, and Political Witch Hunts;
and Working to Expand Civil Liberties, Free Speech, and the Right to Dissent for All




A Cooperative Project
of the:

Defending Dissent Foundation

Liberty Coalition
(partner groups)

Political Research Associates

U.S. Bill of Rights Foundation

Civil Liberties
is one aspect of
Building Human Rights
as a master frame for
re-invigorating activism and civic participation

"Homegrown Terrorism"

Senate Committee Reports
Homegrown Terrorism Legislation
Articles - Theory - Home

Concerns over the
“Violent Radicalization and
Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act”

Track the Legislation:

S. 1959 (Dormant)

H.R. 1955 (Dormant)


"Examining the Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act",
Lindsay Beyerstein, In These Times.

"Bringing the War on Terrorism Home:"
"Congress Considers How to
‘Disrupt’ Radical Movements in the United States,"
Jessica Lee, The Indypendent.

"Enemies of the State,"
Wendy Kaminer, The Phoenix

"Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act Raises Fears of New Government Crackdown on Dissent,"
Amy Goodman interviews
Jessica Lee and Kamau Karl Franklin.

       t r u t h o u t | Perspective
 The Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act:
A Tutorial in Orwellian Newspeak
    By Robert Weitzel

t r u t h o u t | Report
The Violent Radicalization
Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007

Matt Renner

"Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism?"
Chip Berlet
Political Research Associates - PublicEye.org

Progressives Should Embrace Intent Behind
"Violent Radicalization Bill"

Jim Dempsey
Center for Democracy and Technology