Podcast: Featured Guests Anne Gregory and David Rocah, ACLU Maryland

Original Air Date: March 12, 2012

Photo Anne GregoryAnne Gregory is the Marriage Fairness Field Director with the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland. Anne joined the ACLU of Maryland to work on the Marriage Equality campaign of 2012 where she is working with Marylanders for Marriage Equality on behalf of the ACLU of Maryland. Anne worked with the Tennessee Equality Project in 2006 as state field director to defeat an amendment that defined marriage as between one man and one woman. She has worked in field campaigns for Gore 2000, Gore/Lieberman 2000, Kerry 2004, Kerry/Edwards 2004, Edwards 2008, and Obama/Biden 2008. Anne is a graduate of Vanderbilt Divinity School where she worked primarily on theology and Holocaust Studies. As a part of her activism, Anne is also involved in animal rights and rescue and lives in DC with her two rescue dogs and two rescue cats.

Photo David RocahDavid Rocah is a Staff Attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, where, since 2001, he has worked on significant cases involving free speech, police misconduct, lesbian and gay rights, privacy, reproductive freedom, and election law, among other issues. In 2009 the Maryland Daily Record selected him as one of the ten most influential lawyers in the state, and in 2011 he was one of the inaugural recipients of the James Baldwin Medal for Civil Rights. Prior to coming to work for the ACLU of Maryland, David was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Special Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division at the United States Department of Justice. At the DOJ, David handled investigations of, and civil suits regarding, police misconduct and conditions in prisons, jails, and state facilities for persons with developmental disabilities.

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