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Tensions grow inside ACLU over defending free-speech rights for the far right

It was 1934 and fascism was on the march not only in Europe but in America. People who admired Adolf Hitler, who had taken power in Germany, formed Nazi organizations in the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union, represented by lawyers who were Jewish, faced an existential question:...
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