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The ACLU Is Writing the First Amendment in Arabic on Billboards as a Rebuke to Trump

A bold new out-of-home campaign for the American Civil Liberties Union in New York's Times Square and Washington, D.C., aims to remind viewers that the U.S. Constitution protects every individual's right to freedom of speech and religion--no matter what Donald Trump says. The First Amendment to that document reads, "Congress shall make no law respecting...

ACLU Named Grand Marshal Of New York City Pride

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: NYC Pride announced today its four Grand Marshals scheduled to lead the 48th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The American Civil Liberties Union, Brooke Guinan, Krishna Stone, and Geng Le will lead this year’s critical demonstration of LGBT Pride and protest. Show More Summary

Tina Fey to White, Female Donald Trump Voters: Look at What You Did!

Tina Fey may very well be the funniest woman on the planet. But the beloved actress was not in a joking mood on Friday night. Speaking at the American Civil Liberties Union's Stand for Rights benefit in New York City, the former 30 Rock...Show More Summary

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 [...]

Civil liberties groups amass for emergency Trump resistance

Activists for civil rights, reproductive rights and social justice are calling New York lawmakers to counter President Donald Trump's administration with state action. The New York Civil Liberties Union assembled … Click to Continue...

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

Girl Raises More Than $2,000 For The ACLU With 'Everyday Superheroes' Art

In less than two months, a 12-year-old in New York has used her creative talent to raise more than $2,000 for the American Civil Liberties Union. Sasha Matthews started her “Everyday Superheroes” project a little more than a month ago to raise money for the ACLU. Show More Summary

Parsing the ACLU Statement on Neil Gorsuch

This, from the ACLU, just landed in my inbox, and it’s pretty much what you’d expect: NEW YORK — American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony D. Romero issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination...Show More Summary

Judge Grants a Nationwide Stay Halting Trump's Immigration Ban After ACLU Files Emergency Lawsuit

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

A federal judge in Brooklyn has granted a stay halting Donald Trump’s dangerous, xenophobic immigration ban, after the American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of two men from Iraq who were detained at New York’s JFK Airport. The stay applies nationally. The ACLU are fucking heroes. Read more...

BREAKING: Federal Judge Grants Stay Putting Trump’s Immigration Executive Order on Hold

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

The American Civil Liberties Union has been fighting on behalf of the detainees who have been held at New York City's JFK Airport.

ACLU says to argue for nationwide stay of Trump immigration order

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union said it would argue in U.S. District Court in New York at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday for a nationwide stay to block deportation of people stranded in U.S. airports because of President Donald Trump’s new immigration order. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton;...

City Agrees To Increase Mourners' Access To Mass Graves On Hart Island

More mourners will be allowed to visit the mass graves on Hart Island, the burial site for New York City's indigent dead, according to a modified settlement between the New York Civil Liberties Union and the city. The Department of Correction,...Show More Summary

Report: Black Public School Students In NYC Arrested 10 Times More Often Than White Peers

Black students at New York City's public schools are arrested at a rate 10 times higher than their white peers, according to a new report on school discipline from the New York Civil Liberties Union. [ more › ]

NYC school suspensions down 16%, race gap still exists

6 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Suspensions dropped in city schools by nearly 16% in the 2015-16 year, according to a data analysis the New York Civil Liberties Union.

ACLU, other groups report post-election surge of donations

NEW YORK (AP) — In the week since Donald Trump's election, there's been a dramatic surge in donations to the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, the Sierra Club and other progressive organizations which have pledged to...Show More Summary

ACLU Raises Record $7.2 Million In Wake Of Donald Trump's Election

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK ? The American Civil Liberties Union has raised a record amount in donations since Donald Trump was elected to become the next president. The organization announced Monday that in the past week it has received more than $7.2...Show More Summary

NY Civil Liberties Union Sends Letter to NY Governor in Support of Gravity Knife Bill

The New York Civil liberties Union, the state's ACLU affiliate, has sent New York Governor Cuomo a letter in support of Knife Rights' Gravity Knife and Switchblade Reform Bill, S6483-A/A9042-A. This post NY Civil Liberties Union Sends Letter to NY Governor in Support of Gravity Knife Bill appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Crime, stop and frisk drop in NYC in first half of 2016: NYCLU

7 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The first half of the year saw 7,636 stops, the lowest number since reporting began, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.

NY City Civil Liberties Union Takes on MTA Cashless Tolling, Use of Facial Recognition Technology Plans reports that the the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is raising concerns about the plans to convert to cashless tolling at all MTA tunnels and bridges, which will include facial recognition technology.  “The NYCLU scoffed...Show More Summary

New York Bar Only Lets In Women Over 25 and Men Over 30

According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, the policy is sexist, ageist, and probably illegal.

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