July 14, 2015

Washington, DC, July 14, 2015… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) applauded the application of a hate crime sentencing enhancement to David Morris, who pleaded guilty in DC Superior Court to a brutal assault on a co-worker he believed was making a homosexual advance.  The League emphasized that Washington, DC prosecutors’ use of the hate crimes law…
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July 2, 2015

Washington, DC, July 2, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) commends the Arlington (VA) School Board’s vote on Wednesday to expand protections for transgender employees, applicants, and students. In a letter to the school board, David C. Friedman, ADL’s Washington, DC Regional Director, stated: “The Board’s vote to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender…
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June 23, 2015

Washington, DC, June 23, 2015… The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today applauded federal law enforcement officials for the arrest of Justin Nojan Sullivan, a North Carolina resident, for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired terrorist attack aimed at killing hundreds of people.  The suspect was arrested Friday after the FBI found a silencer in his home in Morganton,…
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May 22, 2015

Washington, DC, May 22, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today responded to the grand jury indictments returned against six Baltimore police officers on charges connected to the death of Freddie Gray last month in Baltimore, Maryland. David C. Friedman, ADL’s Washington, DC Regional Director, issued the following statement: “This indictment is an important and…
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May 1, 2015

Washington, DC, May 1, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called the Baltimore’s State Attorney’s prospective charges against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, an African American man who suffered a spinal injury while in police custody and died a week later, appropriate and a critical first step in restoring the community’s…
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