The #ITMFA gear spreads the anti-Trump message in style.
Congress can rein in warrantless spying by enacting significant reforms an important surveillance law. The ACLU today released more than a dozen new documents concerning the government’s warrantless surveillance of millions of Americans. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage This week, questions and quandaries about open relationships, buried penises, plus bondage and cats (unrelated issues) on the Savage Lovecast. Plus, I mailed off checks to Planned Parenthood ($33,333.34), the ACLU ($33,333.33)...Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood is the latest established nonprofit to turn to Silicon Valley for help after an influx of donations and a desire to get more technical know-how. The 100-year-old nonprofit is joining the seed program normally meant...Show More Summary
Demagoguery, fury, and assault in a crowded theater… is this incitement? Few organizations have been more engaged in fighting President Donald Trump’s attacks on civil liberties and civil rights than the ACLU. But it’s important to remember...Show More Summary
Dan Savage writes at The Stranger: This morning I had the distinct pleasure of mailing off checks to Planned Parenthood ($33,333.34), the ACLU ($33,333.33) and the International Refugee Assistance Project ($33,333.33)—money we raised...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine says a Republican's immigration bill capitalizes on anti-immigrant fervor and amounts to racial profiling. Rep. Lawrence Lockman's bill would prohibit any government from … Click to Contin...
Richmond’s African American schoolchildren and their peers with disabilities may be getting a bit of help from a most unlikely source: the Trump administration’s Department of Education. In an April 12 letter to the Virginia ACLU, the department’s Office of Civil Rights announced it was opening an investigation into a complaint the ACLU and the Legal Aid […]
Wisconsin juvenile advocacy groups are asking a federal court to order the state to stop using solitary confinement at its youth correctional facilities. The ACLU of Wisconsin and the Juvenile … Click to Continue »
This would be the largest dismissal of criminal convictions in U.S. history, according to the ACLU
The Smart Justice Campaign’s 50-state plan will be a driving force in ending mass incarceration in the U.S. In January 2000, I was released from a Pennsylvania state prison after serving six-and-a-half years. In 1994, I had pled guilty to criminal charges of robbery, kidnapping, criminal conspiracy, and violation of the Uniformed Firearms Act. Show More Summary
The ACLU of Massachusetts called it the largest dismissal of criminal convictions in American history.
by Dan Savage I'm mailing out checks today—and not just to the IRS. This morning I had the distinct pleasure of mailing off checks to Planned Parenthood ($33,333.34), the ACLU ($33,333.33) and the International Refugee Assistance Project...Show More Summary
CBS This Morning on Tuesday did the bidding of the ACLU and expressed concern over an Alabama mega church lobbying to have its own police force. Showing a clueless attitude in the wake of the 2015 Charleston church shooting, reporter David Begnaud asked Greg Garrison of AL.com: “Why can't they just rely on 911 and call for help if they need it?”
Political events in the Bay Area: town halls, ACLU event Rallies and protest events are a part of political life in the Bay Area. Helena, at 3 p.m. at Martinez City Hall, 525 Henrietta St. Thompson will also host a town hall from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Her cause has now been adopted by the ACLU, among others
This is what a Consent Decree looks like: The ACLU declares it to be so.
Bryan Lowry in the KC Star: A federal magistrate judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to disclose documents outlining a strategic plan he presented to President Donald Trump in November, a decision that could have ramifications from … Continue reading ?
Post submitted by HRC Faith Organizer Daniel Ball HRC Mississippi, along with the ACLU of Mississippi, held a legislative hearing at the Capitol in support of comprehensive, non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people. HRC FaithShow More Summary
The drug lab scandals in Massachusetts are the inevitable result of a system that is dedicated to punishment, not healing. This blog originally appeared on the ACLU of Massachusetts website. What state saddled its residents with 23,000...Show More Summary