Monthly Archives: September 2012

Meet the Hypocrite: Rand Paul

Okay, so the above is obviously a mock rendition of his book, but for District citizens upset by Rand Paul attaching abortion riders, gun riders, and other social policy initiatives to the Senate version of the Budget Autonomy Bill please … Continue reading

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“All or Nothing” Worked for Rosa Parks, Why Not DC?

On September 14th, 2012 Patrick Mara penned an Op-Ed that was carried in the Washington Post that articulated many of our setbacks over the last year in our push for full and equal citizenship rights here in the District of … Continue reading

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Congress Doesn’t Deserve Mr. Douglass, Yet.

The House of Representatives on September 10, 2012, passed H.R. 6366 following the lead of the U.S. Senate which previously passed similar legislation which directs the Library of Congress to accept the District’s statue of Frederick Douglass to be displayed … Continue reading

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September 22, 2012-FoRIA Event

On Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 1-4pm Neighbors United for DC Statehood & the Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association’s DC Statehood Committee will be tabling at the Friends of Rhode Island Ave. Fall Festival. Come join us and learn more about … Continue reading

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Party Platforms and The District of Columbia

Now that the political parties have adopted their party platforms here’s a rundown of where the parties all stand as it relates to the citizens of the District of Columbia. Those that support statehood are ranked the best and those … Continue reading

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