Layla Razavi is Regional Advocacy and Policy Counsel for the ACLU.
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Wednesday, July 09, 2014
America Has Always Been a Refuge from Violence
This past weekend's Fourth of July holiday made me nostalgic for the Independence Day celebrations of my childhood. My parents are immigrants from Iran, and the Fourth was a big deal. We would barbeque kabob and rice at the beach in San Diego and watch the fireworks, lying side-by-side on the grass...