If we don’t stand up for the First Amendment when abhorrent speech is censored, the powerless will be hurt most in the end. We at the ACLU are often criticized for our unyielding defense of free speech rights. Even our closest allies...Show More Summary
Real Estate have collaborated on a new shoe with Keep—the Los Angeles vegan footwear company that has worked with Ad-Rock, Bon Iver, Deakin, and more. The “Keep x Real Estate limited edition Ramos” has “a natural gum cup sole,” as well as a hand-dyed upper area, which gives each shoe a unique design. Show More Summary
Vermont's Department of Motor Vehicles is launching a legal review of its facial recognition program after the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union called for an immediate halt … Click to Continue »
Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union detail a surveillance program that the ACLU claims violates Vermont law.
This is the story of the ACLU’s 10-year plan, the Strategic Affiliate Initiative, which readied us for the Trump years. This piece originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review. On January 27,...Show More Summary
Back in 2015, Wikimedia's lawsuit against the NSA -- filed with several other plaintiffs and with the help of the ACLU -- was tossed out by the district court. Wikimedia argued it was illegally the subject of NSA upstream surveillance, thanks to the nature of this Section 702 collection. Show More Summary
Bryan Lowry: The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal court to enable documents from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s November meeting with President Donald Trump to be made public. Kobach earlier this month handed over the documents, … Continue reading ?
The rule of law demands we not rush to judgment. President Trump can only be impeached if the facts support it. The recent credible allegations that President Donald Trump sought to interfere with an ongoing investigation regarding Russia’s meddling in the U.S. Show More Summary
A team of FBI and ICE agents used an "anti-terror tool” the ACLU is calling “ invasive surveillance technology” to locate and arrest an undocumented restaurant worker in Detroit, the “first public acknowledgment that agents are using secret devices that masquerade as a cell tower to find people who entered the U.S. Show More Summary
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Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week challenging a new Indiana law that requires minors to obtain a parent’s consent before having an abortion. Indiana Senate Bill 404 strengthens current state law regarding parental rights when a young woman under 18 seeks an abortion. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the […]
The comic from the creators of a podcast about bad movies explores werewolf tropes, with all proceeds going to the ACLU. The post Flop House Podcast’s Werewolf Comic Sales Benefit ACLU appeared first on CBR.
Two girls, punished for wearing braided extensions, are fighting to change their school's dress code policy.
By now, if you’ve been paying attention, you know that Jeff Sessions poses a dangerous and grave threat to the American justice system. But the good news is that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a strategy for fighting him off and for mitigating the possible damage done under a Trump administration. Show More Summary
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The public has a right to know whether the president improperly sought to end an FBI investigation. The ACLU today sought the public release of memos reportedly prepared by former FBI Director James Comey that describe his conversations with President Trump. Show More Summary
The ACLU spent the last decade strengthening its state affiliates, just in time to battle the Trump Administration’s reactionary policies.
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The latest document dump by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) -- which contains several documents pried loose by an ACLU FOIA lawsuit -- explains why the NSA ran through the entirety of 2016 without an approved Section 702 request from the FISA court. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) We wrote here about an ACLU lawyer arguing one of the Trump travel moratorium cases in the 4th Circuit who said that the president’s order “could be constitutional” if only it had been issued by the rightful president, Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary