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NYC Crime Hits Historic Low, Defying Dire Predictions About End Of Stop And Frisk
The falling crime rate has led some defenders of the controversial policy to admit they were wrong.
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Employees At This Tech Company Can Now Get Microchip Implants
About 50 employees have volunteered to have the chips implanted in their hands.
TSA Inspecting Your Books
The TSA is looking for more than summer reading recommendations - it’s giving your books extra scrutiny. The government agency says it’s just for security, but it’s raising civil liberty concerns.
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Judge Compares Trump's Travel Ban Defense To Case For Japanese-American Incarceration
A civil rights center named for Fred Korematsu, one of the Americans who fought back during that period, now hopes the courts stand up.
Fighting New York's Muslim Surveillance Program
Asad Dandia, a plaintiff in Raza v. City of New York, talks about his fight against the NYPD's Muslim surveillance program.
Landmark Supreme Court Case Focuses On Trans Rights
Gavin Grimm discusses how his fight for trans rights has taken him all the way to the Supreme Court.
How Increased Surveillance Could Transform Our World
Are we moving towards a world where our every moment may be tracked? The ACLU explores how government surveillance could potentially transform our lives.
The Fight For Women's Reproductive Rights Continues
Nurses describe the challenges of keeping abortion clinics running in a political environment that seeks to shut them down.
The Problem With Voter ID Laws
Ruthelle Frank describes how voter ID laws in Wisconsin have left her unable to vote since 2011.
A Closer Look At Trump's Mass Deportation Executive Order
Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, takes a closer look at President Trump's mass deportation executive order.
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Tom Hanks Goes Full Dad Using Internet Slang
Tom Hanks, while hosting 'Stand For Rights: A Benefit For The ACLU' used internet slang to remind people why they need to donate.
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DEA Takes Billions In Cash From People Not Charged With A Crime, Can't Say How It's Helping
Ryan J. Reilly
The controversial practice endangers Americans' civil liberties, critics say.
Donald Trump's Mission Creep Just Took A Great Leap Forward
Now the new president has placed his spooky senior counselor Steve Bannon on the National Security Council. This is a man
Finding Traction for Action in the Age of Trump
Emerson College journalism professor
6) Speak out. 5) Call your senator, your congressman (or woman), your legislators, and your governor. I'm a writer, teacher
Writing Resistance In The Age Of Trump
Professor of Anthropology at West Chester University
You can't fight big lies with little truths.
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The Coming Fights For Our Lives, And How To Think About Them
President of the Democracy Alliance
The early steps of what will become the Trump administration have obliterated any doubt that it will be the most extremist
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NYPD Prosecution Of Protesters Poses Special Risk In The Age Of Trump
Communications Officer, New York Civil Liberties Union
People who take to the streets to protest should not be subject to a different form of justice than everyone else. But lawyers
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Beware Police Drones
Policy Analyst, Cato Institute
Although not as ubiquitous as other law enforcement technologies, drones will be a routine part of police officers’ toolkits
Tell Us They're Not Expressing You, Mr. President-Elect
Andy Schmookler is an author, former Democratic nominee for Co...
This piece, written over the weekend, has run in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). We all should
ACLU Raises Record $7.2 Million In Wake Of Donald Trump's Election
President-elect, meet the Constitution.
Calling All Lawyers!
New York State and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
If ever our country needed lawyers, the time is now. Make no mistake, if Trump’s campaign rhetoric is any indication, he
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