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Jon Hamm Joins Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, & More for ACLU Facebook Live Telethon

Jon Hamm is partnering with The American Civil Liberties Union and other stars for a fundraiser called “Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU.” The event will be filmed in New York and streamed on Facebook Live on March 31. “In these tumultuous times, we need our favorite actors, musicians, and comedians to do [...]

Study: Chicago stop-and-frisk numbers drop, more work needed

A study of the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk procedures released Friday revealed a dramatic decrease in the number of stops since an American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois lawsuit, but … Click to Continue »

ACLU files claim against border patrol agent who allegedly sexually assaulted two sisters

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed claims with the federal government Wednesday alleging a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent sexually assaulted two sisters in July. U.S. Customs and Border Protection...Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks & More Hosting ACLU Telethon on Facebook Live

With America’s court system landing in the spotlight a lot lately, it’s perhaps no surprise that the public’s interest in the American Civil Liberties Union has also grown in the past few months. Among the people who think the ACLU might need more money to fight for Americans’ rights in ... More »

Newswire: Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, and other stars to throw an online telethon for the ACLU

As Donald Trump continues to overstep his authority by doing everything he can to spit on the Constitution, a lot of people in this country are beginning to realize just how important the American Civil Liberties Union is. Evidently,...Show More Summary

Searches Of Travelers' Electronics Should Require A Warrant, ACLU Contends

The American Civil Liberties Union contends U.S. customs agents should have to obtain search warrants before they rifle through travelers’ electronic devices at border crossings. The ACLU, in an amicus brief filed Monday, urged the U.S. Show More Summary

Trump, ACLU make unusual allies supporting Virginia mosque

The rejection of a sewage permit in rural Virginia has made unlikely allies of the Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union, which both allege that a county board … Click to Continue »

Celebrities To Unite For ACLU Facebook Live Telethon ‘Stand for Rights’

Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and Tracy Morgan are among the celebrities that will take part in Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU, a Facebook Live telethon to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union. Stand for Rights will...Show More Summary

Vermont ACLU marking 50th year, membership growth

The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, which is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary, says it has more than tripled its membership since Donald Trump was elected … Click to Continue »

Massachusetts ACLU to outline state legislative agenda

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is heading to Beacon Hill to outline its legislative goals. The organization is calling on state lawmakers to push back against what it … Click to Continue »

Advocates celebrate court ruling against Trump travel ban

Immigration advocates in New Jersey are celebrating the court orders that blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Diane Du Brule, of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, … Click to Continue »

ACLU preps lawsuit against Border Patrol

last weekNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was preparing to sue the U.S. Customs and Border Protection over what has described as a pattern of agents sexually assaulting women who have crossed the border into the U.S. The lawsuit was expected to be filed March 22, the ACLU of Northern California...

Maryland judge holding hearing on Trump travel ban lawsuit

A Maryland judge is scheduled to hold a hearing on a lawsuit stemming from President Donald Trump's travel ban. Several individuals and groups including the American Civil Liberties Union originally … Click to Continue »

ACLU Wants Local Police to Thwart Trump’s Illegal Alien Crackdown

Last week it was announced that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is launching an attack (rhetorically) on the Trump administration and his order to crack down on illegal immigration

ACLU Launches Massive Local Resistance To Trump's Agenda

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The American Civil Liberties Union wants to get people to mobilize against President Donald Trump’s policies ? and it’s looking for people who are serious about local activism. On Saturday, the ACLU gathered thousands of people in Miami...Show More Summary

Facebook says its data can't be used for 'surveillance'

Facebook says it has already taken action against developers who created or marketed tools meant to be used for surveillance. Last fall, the American Civil Liberties Union obtained records that Facebook and its Instagram service provided user data access to Geofeedia, which develops a monitoring product marketed to law enforcement.

Facebook tells developers to not use data for surveillance

In response to pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, Color of Change and the Center for Media Justice, Facebook announced today that it will clarify its developer policy to explicitly prohibit the use of Facebook or Instagram data in surveillance tools. Read More

U.S. civil liberties group ACLU seeks to tap anti-Trump energy

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union is launching what it bills as the first grassroots mobilization effort in its nearly 100-year history, as it seeks to harness a surge of energy among left-leaning activists since the November election of Republican Donald Trump as U.S. Show More Summary

How the ACLU is gearing up to take on Trump, one city at a time

WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union wants to take over your town. Trump’s administration is currently asking for cooperation from local law enforcement for the president’s crackdown on illegal immigration and on immigration from certain predominantly Muslim countries. The ACLU’s new strategy is designed to pressure city officials to reject that request.

"We'll Do The Work In The Courts, You Do The Work On The Streets" - ACLU Launches National 'Resistance' Training

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) staged a nationwide training event Saturday to make sure people are aware of their rights as protesters and urge organized, public resistance by those opposed to policies of President DonaldShow More Summary

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