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Restore the Fourth and Partners Call on President Obama to Take Closer, Critical Look at Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programs

CVE Initiatives Perpetuate Discriminatory Law Enforcement Practices and Threaten Freedom of Expression By Danielle Kerem Belmont, MA – Today, Restore the Fourth and a coalition of civil rights organizations sent a joint letter to President Obama asking that he re-evaluate the ill-conceived and ineffective Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program. According to the government, CVE is […]


Letter to the FBI: Dismantle “Don’t Be a Puppet” Website

FBI’s Interactive ‘Anti-Extremism’ Website Stigmatizes Youth of Color and Deters Expression of First Amendment Protected Views By Danielle Kerem Restore the Fourth has joined a coalition of civil rights organizations in calling on the FBI to dismantle the agency’s “Don’t Be a Puppet” website and more broadly re-evaluate the FBI’s strategy for countering violent extremism. […]