NSA protest delivers petition to congress, crowds throng DC

Thousands peacefully protested at the Capitol today.(photo from @docrocket) (10-26-13) 575,000 signatures were delivered with a petition to end mass surveillance and restore the constitution while thousands gathered in protest at the Capitol today. Stop Watching US brought out a stellar cast for the event, including

  • Congressman Justin Amash
  • Former Congressman Dennis Kucinich
  • Bruce Schneier, internationally renowned security technologist
  • Former senior NSA executive and whistleblower Thomas Drake
  • Indie pop senation YACHT
  • Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson
  • Lt. Dan Choi, LGBT advocate and U.S. veteran
  • Laura Murphy, ACLU
  • Rainey Reitman, EFF
  • Craig Aaron, Free Press
  • Social critic Naomi Wolf
  • Kymone Freeman, Director of the National Black LUV Fest
  • Khaliah Barnes, EPIC
  • Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee
  • Malachi Byrd, DC Youth Poetry Slam Team
  • Wafa Ben Hassine, writer and human rights advocate
  • NOT4PROPHET, Hip Hop MC and community organizer
  • Black Alley, DC-based soul-garage band

For now I'll have to send to to their website, as reports of today's success continue to roll in:

https://rally.stopwatching.us/

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