Legal Fund "In Defense of Protest"

Dan Fischer and Greg Williams were arrested on 5/12/15 for the "offense" of attempting to read a statement of protest at a fundraiser for the Israeli military. They were charged with Criminal Trespass 1st Degree (the most serious kind of misdemeanor) whose maximum punishment is significant prison time MECC has providing the two with some funds to offset legal costs.

If you read the comments on some Westport websites you see wild accusations that protest in the synagogue was "violence", even "terrorism". One site said Fischer and Williams were "known activists". Their mug shots and home addresses have been freely printed (even after one of them got threats of violence.)

MECC has decided to create a special fund "In Defense of Protest" which will be used for the legal and other costs of Fischer and Williams and other people arrested for legitimate protest.

Donations to MECC are Tax Exempt. Our federal tax number is: 54-2131005

Please send checks made out to "MECC" and indicate on the check or in a letter "In Defense of Protest"

Mail to: MECC, Box 3626, Woodbridge, CT 06525

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