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About Rees Lloyd

Rees Lloyd, a one time ACLU staff attorney, is the co-founder and director of the Defense of Veterans Memorial Project of the American Legion Dept. of California, and a member of the Victoria Taft Blogforce. A longtime civil rights attorney and veterans activist whose work has been honored by, among others, the California Senate and Assembly, and numerous civil rights, workers rights, and veterans rights organizations. He has testified as a constitutional expert at hearings before the U.S. House and Senate representing The American Legion. He has been profiled, and his work featured, by such varied print media as the Los Angeles Times and American Legion Magazine, and such broadcast media as ABC's Nightline and 20/20, Fox News In The Morning, and, among others, by Hannity. His writings have appeared in a variety of national, regional, and local newspaper, magazine, and other publications. He is a frequent radio commentator, and a sought after speaker.[For identification only. The views expressed here are solely Rees Lloyd's and not necessarily any person, entity or organization he may otherwise represent. ] Email: ReesLloydLaw@gmail.com

The Spirit of WWII Generation Needs to Stop This Misguided Generation

The reality must be recognized: What is happening is the real, revolutionary,  thing: Black Lives Matter, its allied domestic terrorists of Antifa, their affiliated racial or Marxist allies, are not “reformist organizations” and individuals attempting to make America better. They are revolutionary organizations and individuals seeking to overthrow America

By |2020-08-22T02:00:24-04:00August 22nd, 2020|

Cesar Chavez Holiday—Honoring An American Hero

There are also  malicious myths tainting the life and the memory of Cesar Chavez that need to be repudiated, most particularly the lies that he was  not an American but a Mexican national, and that he was a “Communist,” both of which were first promulgated by the John Birch Society. They are utterly false.

By |2020-03-31T01:40:33-04:00March 31st, 2020|

Pearl Harbor Survivor S.J. Hemker Remembrance of Dec. 7, 1941: “A Day Which Will Live In Infamy”

December 7, 2019 ,Pearl Harbor Day, marks the 78th anniversary of the Japanese air attack on U.S. naval and air installations at Pearl Harbor, HI, at 7:53 a.m., Dec. 7, 1941 — without a declaration of war. It was then the worst attack on American soil in history: Some 2,403 died, 2008 of them Navy personnel; another 1,178 were wounded.

By |2019-12-07T02:35:21-05:00December 7th, 2019|

POW MIA Recognition Day:  They Should Never Be Forgotten

By Act of Congress in 1979, the third Friday of September, while not a national holiday, is observed annually as “POW-MIA RECOGNITION DAY.” Its purpose is to remember and honor all those who suffered as prisoners of war, and all those many thousands who were and are still missing in action.

By |2019-09-20T02:14:37-04:00September 20th, 2019|

Cesar Chavez Holiday—Honoring An American Hero

March 31 is an official State holiday in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, and is observed in several other States, in honor of the birth on March 31, 1937, of an extraordinary American — Cesar Estrada Chavez, the late co-founder and president of the United Farm Workers of America who became a legend in his own time in the civil rights era.

By |2019-03-30T02:25:43-04:00March 30th, 2019|