OpenCongress will be shutting down on March 1st. But don't worry: We're doing so for a number of good reasons. From then on, we'll be redirecting users to the excellent GovTrack, where you can continue to monitor Congress.
Civil rights and liberties, minority issues
This is an automatically-generated MyOC Group for tracking this issue area, owned by the OC Outreach Coordinator Donny Shaw. At the moment, Donny will post any major bills in this issue area in the current 112th U.S. Congress, and other legislation can be found on our main pages for bills & issues. In the future, this Group will automatically update with major actions and key votes for major bills in this issue area, as well as noteworthy news, blog & social media coverage. For now,then, any MyOC member may opt-in to join this Group and post information to the Group as a whole in compliance with the general OpenCongress community comment policy. Questions about this Group? Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
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OpenCongress allows anyone to follow legislation in Congress, from bill introduction to floor vote. Learn more about issues you care about and connect with others who share similar views.
OpenCongress was founded by the Participatory Politics Foundation in 2007 and operated as a joint project with the Sunlight Foundation until May 2013.
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