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The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, legal and advocacy organization devoted to protecting the rights of everyone in America.

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Whatever North Carolina legislators might think, the Constitution does not give them the authority to suppress labo… https://t.co/hrhxfLOGdwDid you know #SantaClaus is a real guy in North Pole, AK and he's a proud @ACLU member? This holiday season is the… https://t.co/JKYbhVJ9Tm
Retweeted by ACLUWe’ve seen this administration double down on the war on drugs, yet this poll shows us Americans want the exact opp… https://t.co/vrsWyY63K8This bill isn't about addressing discrimination— it's about interfering in a woman's personal health decisions. https://t.co/ilWe2x99xGThe Trump administration needs to start respecting this man’s constitutional rights immediately. https://t.co/iNHqvKSYnTOur nation's Founders recognized the threat posed by allowing the government unfettered access to our personal prop… https://t.co/pyzor4x4PWOhio's failure to execute Alva Campbell was predictable and avoidable—and it revealed just how barbaric and unjust… https://t.co/N5ar2AYFmkThis is why all states need same-day voter registration. https://t.co/oBb9BWXwAV
Retweeted by ACLUA federal prison would have allowed Audra to wear her head scarf if she were Jewish or Muslim, but refused to recog… https://t.co/wxxRWiJYb3To recap, the state of Georgia: ✅Copyrighted its laws. ✅Charged the public to read them. ✅Sued a non-profit for mak… https://t.co/7ZrrMfnKEUAs of 2015, one-third of the 4.65 million Americans who were on some form of parole or probation were black. https://t.co/COvnwsJnkZTechnology can be used for good or bad purposes. This is an example of bad. https://t.co/7mX2h9x3AGAlso: this guy is still at DHS. He is a flagrant islamophobe who supported a Muslim ban even before Trump started r… https://t.co/tIeQc6DSYq
Retweeted by ACLUAlso thinks that “all that Islam has ever given us is oil and dead bodies over the last millennia and a half.” They… https://t.co/gxLmKaqxqZ
Retweeted by ACLUThis is why all states need same-day voter registration. https://t.co/oBb9BWXwAV
11/17
2017
Watch AG Jeff Sessions struggle to defend the FBI’s focus on so-called “black identity extremists." https://t.co/Bp0EV94Kix
Retweeted by ACLUThe state of Georgia copyrighted its own law and has been charging the public a hefty price to access it. Now they'… https://t.co/vN5xLNRgoI
Retweeted by ACLUAfter several investigations into the Missouri Department of Corrections' practices, I was not allowed to be a pres… https://t.co/4mSDwg6bkm
Retweeted by ACLUWe hope this TN board of aldermen realizes that just because they may not like a particular kind of speech does not… https://t.co/kaTlD5pFfj
Retweeted by ACLUThe data is clear: President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are out of touch. https://t.co/gmYmcA5LBt
Retweeted by ACLUComing up on today's Gist, @DavidColeACLU explains why budding citizen activists should study the NRA. https://t.co/EI6YxI5J0j
Retweeted by ACLUFelipe is a disabled undocumented youth who has been in detention for over a month and just had his DACA revoked. H… https://t.co/VnUbK3tkrs
Retweeted by ACLUTime to End Excessive Force by Police in Schools @aclupa @ACLU @TexasAppleseed @DignityinSchool #counselorsnotcops https://t.co/4SXZZ1ABLS
Retweeted by ACLUTaking apart the Trump administration’s targeting of racial justice protesters: https://t.co/r3ZPY3ReluOutrageous. Truck owner states she’s “been stopped numerous times” for her anti-Trump decal. So again and louder f… https://t.co/mT5UN3BMd6
Retweeted by ACLUThe federal government should never partner or fund law enforcement departments that have such records of constitut… https://t.co/HuWMUTWq54President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are out of touch with what voters want, including in their own p… https://t.co/rz9ujDa9rJWe support this idea. https://t.co/REHp7Gqjfg#BreakingNews: NYCLU and Latham & Watkins LLP claim that East Ramapo at-large system unlawfully denies Black & Lati… https://t.co/43S8kbHKeQ
Retweeted by ACLU✅ belly-scratches ✅ when you come home early ✅ that extra-large scoop of food ✅ your civil liberties being acknowle… https://t.co/H2SnUxWBbaToday, we joined 55 other organizations to call on @DHSgov to drop its "Extreme Vetting Initiative." Read more ab… https://t.co/ntyq1zvQHtThe data is clear: President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are out of touch. https://t.co/gmYmcA5LBtHere’s why we have to keep fighting for Dreamers: Officials and politicians hear us and they can change their minds. https://t.co/suzOdH8nJ4The majority of Americans recognize racial bias in the criminal justice system. Now we have to hold our leaders acc… https://t.co/s38f0XmcbtCharged with a nonviolent drug offense back in 2010, Kevin Smith waited in jail for nearly 8 years. His trial never… https://t.co/q96h8MhYqV @92Y @turshen Thank you for your support, @turshen and @92Y!Our poll demonstrates near-consensus support for criminal justice reform. Americans believe that resources should… https://t.co/3xnXpbaXREAmericans reject President Trump’s 1990s-era tough-on-crime approach and overwhelmingly believe in a different and… https://t.co/eTJhOxAfZWThe data is clear — when it comes to criminal justice, Americans want reform and rehabilitation, and reject Preside… https://t.co/oFQ6Rh2cihWe hope this TN board of aldermen realizes that just because they may not like a particular kind of speech does not… https://t.co/kaTlD5pFfjThe state of Georgia copyrighted its own law and has been charging the public a hefty price to access it. Now they'… https://t.co/vN5xLNRgoIThanks to @Snowden's revelations the European Court of Human Rights could recognize and declare mass surveillance a… https://t.co/ox3vPFGSWN
Retweeted by ACLUSaying it louder for the people in the back. #ThxBirthControl https://t.co/bL2mDFPuKO
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11/16
2017
Stay vigilant. Help us find new ACLU clients to challenge Trump's latest travel ban from California.… https://t.co/PXbPNzdiGG
Retweeted by ACLU @markisafreeman It was a team effort.We literally couldn't have done it without all of you. #ShortyGood https://t.co/Rw5bsVcmzGMemo to @SheriffTNehls: You can't prosecute speech just because it contains the word "fuck." The owner of this tr… https://t.co/5CkGdjrvRY
Retweeted by ACLUThis is what criminal justice reform looks like. https://t.co/u2dDPGJQTGNorth Carolina is trying to destroy the state’s only farmworkers union. We’re suing. https://t.co/v2lFnLs8aQ
Retweeted by ACLUMemo to @SheriffTNehls: You can't prosecute speech just because it contains the word "fuck." The owner of this tr… https://t.co/5CkGdjrvRYHey Portland, TN— You still can't ban drag shows. https://t.co/kOKRmF3w79Anti-choice members of Congress are using the tax reform bill as a vehicle to undermine abortion rights. https://t.co/6uWFUz4qvzThis questioning about the FBI's bogus report on "black identity extremism" needed to happen. Thanks, @RepKarenBass https://t.co/Ifii0QANo6
Retweeted by ACLUNobody is above the law. Yet, Officer Joe Joswiak has not faced any consequences for the excessive force he used on… https://t.co/2kgBE4WgQq
Retweeted by ACLUSaying it louder for the people in the back. #ThxBirthControl https://t.co/bL2mDFPuKOToday we are rallying against Donald Trump's attack on birth control. #HandsOffMyBC https://t.co/lrbdSyprce
Retweeted by ACLUWatch AG Jeff Sessions struggle to defend the FBI’s focus on so-called “black identity extremists." https://t.co/Bp0EV94KixPlanting evidence is not just a massive break of community trust – it’s a crime in California. When police break t… https://t.co/cyUy01oHf5We are so proud of our incredible client. #NoMuslimBanEver https://t.co/nka5YZEFC0A new North Carolina law strips rights from 100,000 farmworkers, in violation of the First Amendment. We’re suing.… https://t.co/o8diZG1YGBUntil March 5, 2018, more than 850 people will lose protection every week that Congress fails to pass legislation t… https://t.co/MohVfbLpxPShould more states implement the National Popular Vote Compact? Kate Oh @ACLU thinks so. Check out her new #ACSbloghttps://t.co/XeeCpfwuYi
Retweeted by ACLUThe Trump administration is using administrative measures to hurt thousands of young people — they rejected DACA re… https://t.co/q2KMIjkd1bA victory for free speech in #STL! Today's ruling requires the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department to immedia… https://t.co/GBOZuT9566
Retweeted by ACLUCongress should not give into the un-American agenda of deporting Dreamers and take immediate action to protect the… https://t.co/xf4IbJiG4PThank you for supporting our work! It's #NationalPhilanthropyDay after all. https://t.co/aurHcSH3In https://t.co/FPRrfs9x1qSouth Carolina to Stop Jailing Poor People for Unpaid Fines. Time to end #debtorsprisons in SC. https://t.co/4umVOb0uzf via @intelligencer
Retweeted by ACLUA new North Carolina law would make it all but impossible for the state’s only farmworkers union to operate effecti… https://t.co/g7XsWNlKEMBREAKING: We’re challenging a North Carolina law designed to gut the only farmworkers union in the state. https://t.co/W5ZnjdhFyCThe same @CorrectionsCorp in @shane_bauer's undercover story that unearthed violations of prisoners' rights is expl… https://t.co/bWi00mIo2V
Retweeted by ACLUAnti-choice ideologues have tucked away new limitations on the right to abortion care in the House tax bill. https://t.co/192lbP5degIf you’re unable to register or change address because of the gender marker on your ID, please contact @ACLU ! https://t.co/7e9SFWyqU6
Retweeted by ACLUWhen Jeff Sessions uses tough-on-crime rhetoric and spreads misinformation about crime rates, he's trying to justif… https://t.co/RvJ4Ivktib
Retweeted by ACLU @markwyner @Cirvant @Trevecca @NAACP Please tell your student to reach out to ACLU of Tennessee. https://t.co/UPy3CeSixx
11/15
2017
Since 1976, Congress has used the Hyde Amendment to deny Medicaid coverage of abortion, restricting low-income wome… https://t.co/8fK3NF54ByHear a judicial nominee admit he discriminates against gay people. https://t.co/8nB6uZbd5f
Retweeted by ACLUWow! Hameed Darweesh surrounded by his AMAZING legal team at @ACLU IRP, @NILC_org, @YaleLawSch WIRAC. We are so pro… https://t.co/RJHZpOgla2
Retweeted by ACLUYou shouldn't be jailed just because you're poor. https://t.co/BQkqamnfQtWhen ICE arrests people at courthouses, it has a dangerous chilling effect on families seeking protection from the… https://t.co/uSB3582vs9
11/14
2017

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