DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF CLOTHING OR CLUB MEMBERSHIP IS ILLEGAL

Any person whose exercise or enjoyment of rights secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States has been interfered with, or attempted to be interfered with may institute and prosecute a civil action for injunctive and other appropriate equitable relief including the award of compensatory monetary damages. The Supreme Court ruled in the case of Cohen vs. California, 403 U.S.15 (1971) that individuals have the constitutional right under the First Amendment to wear clothing which displays writings or designs. In addition, the right of an individual to freedom of association has long been recognized and protected by the United States Supreme Court. Thus, a person's right to wear the clothing of his choice, as well as his right to belong to any club or organization of his choice is constitutionally protected, and persons or establishments who discriminate on the basis of clothing or club memberships are subject to lawsuit.

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Combat Veterans
Motorcycle Association
Vets Helping Vets

Mission


Our membership is comprised of Full Members (those with verified combat service), Auxiliary Members (those that are spouses, widows or widowers of Full Members) and Support Members (those who have non-combat military service, and have a sincere dedication to helping veterans). We have members in all 50 states and living abroad. Many members continue to serve in our Armed Forces, with several serving in combat areas now.

We are an Association of Combat Veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who ride motorcycles as a hobby. Our mission now is to support and defend those who have defended our country and our freedoms. Our focus is to help veteran care facilities provide a warm meal, clothing, shelter, and guidance, or simply to say "Thank You." and "Welcome Home."

We sponsor and/or participate in many motorcycle-related charity events each year, and as a non-profit organization, donate to various veteran care facilities and veteran charities.

Want to join the CVMA?

Please visit our national website:
http://combatvet.org

Read our National Bylaws:
http://www.combatvet.org/bylaws/

Read our National
Protocol:
http://combatvet.org/documents/CVMA_Protocol.pdf

Email our State Rep


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