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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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We will continue to work both in Congress and the courts to stop abuse of this authority.Instead of instituting much needed reforms and safeguards, Senators supported legislation that would give spying po… https://t.co/eijOIxzn3ISenators ignored the will of the people to give the president exceedingly broad powers to spy on Americans and individuals around the world.Members of both parties who voted in favor of this legislation should be sharply rebuked for supporting a bill that… https://t.co/hLObkIwxCYSection 702 is used to spy on the emails, texts, and other electronic communications of Americans and foreigners wi… https://t.co/PF8uN9bMycBail sharks have a pretty sweet deal, raking in about $2 billion a year. And when they win, communities of color l… https://t.co/2BorGSs3OBThe Innocence Project has sued DA Leon Cannizzaro’s office for an illegal policy of withholding evidence that could… https://t.co/uBMPIPfivjAccording to the Department of Education, claims of discrimination against transgender students are now outside of… https://t.co/mJMa86eIqcThese suggestions aren’t meant to be exhaustive. But they are critical. The House and Senate need to get moving. #MeToo3. Implement comprehensive prevention practices that go beyond mere compliance and instead instills a culture of re… https://t.co/irJGOYIsp22. Ensure greater accountability by requiring members of Congress to personally repay the Treasury for any discrimi… https://t.co/1mX8PvNiOX1. Improve the reporting and dispute resolution process so that individuals are supported and can seek justice more… https://t.co/pIER3jiTr4We know Congress is not immune from sexual harassment and other forms of workplace discrimination. Reports and rece… https://t.co/USrz9rCGuC16,166 young immigrants are now vulnerable to deportation because of the Trump administration's decision to end DAC… https://t.co/FEV1yuPcd5Here are important answers to frequently asked questions about the recent decision to accept DACA renewal applicati… https://t.co/z6JBqjnPHa1. DHS, these must be your “alternative facts.” Here’s what really happened: It was clear from the start that the… https://t.co/6yOR19xA6B
Retweeted by ACLUYou can do something about this. Call your senators ASAP. https://t.co/fhCSk3HlAJ https://t.co/U1HVJwR5TsThe Trump administration may abdicate their obligation to trans students and their families, but the ACLU will not.… https://t.co/8RyvkLgaRfThrough their inaction, the Trump administration is attempting to write transgender students out of the protections… https://t.co/qawtC8T29nThis is the same president who called for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States, and… https://t.co/Y4GbzJGCaBWe are doing this for our families and ALL of the undocumented community. Brave people sharing their stories in Sen… https://t.co/gcP4BXjYbZ
Retweeted by ACLURemember: 854 young immigrants lose their DACA protections and become vulnerable to deportation every week that Con… https://t.co/8nuZHb04DCWe need to stop Congress from handing the Trump administration expanded surveillance powers. The Senate votes today… https://t.co/d8YW1UDM7DThe courts have been willing to stand up to the president in the cases of: ✓ The Muslim ban ✓ Trans military ban ✓… https://t.co/gpWIAZ8L0MThe @ICEgov mandate to deport as many people as possible tears families apart. https://t.co/J9riBlXcbQThe Senate is rubber-stamping a bill granting the White House greater authority spy on immigrants, journalists, dis… https://t.co/WxvnjF17N4
Retweeted by ACLUCongress could vote today to give the Trump administration more surveillance powers. We need you to help us stop th… https://t.co/nemMK3FJZr
1/16
2018
Because I'll be damned if I let Martin Luther King Jr. get whitewashed this year. #MLK #MLKday #MartinLutherKingDayhttps://t.co/jPYmnrh5YN
Retweeted by ACLUWe honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDay https://t.co/9TCmq3x8Ww
Retweeted by ACLUIt doesn't go unnoticed that tomorrow, the day after #MLKDay, the Senate will vote on if they should give the Trump… https://t.co/qCrcC4MXTs
Retweeted by ACLUAs you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well. She was the architect of the King Legac… https://t.co/O9qyaJpMuR
Retweeted by ACLUWhile we are relieved our client was able to obtain an abortion, the Trump administration had no right to block her… https://t.co/vLPQHoA5bTIt doesn't go unnoticed that tomorrow, the day after #MLKDay, the Senate will vote on if they should give the Trump… https://t.co/qCrcC4MXTsWe honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. #MLKDay https://t.co/9TCmq3x8Ww
1/15
2018
"At the very same time...America refused to give the Negro any land, thru an act of Congress, our gov't was giving… https://t.co/2m7NiGtcNH
Retweeted by ACLUHear the latest on our case fighting for an American held by the Trump administration without charges — it’s now FO… https://t.co/TdCTXpm7zfJailing crime victims?!? That's an insane abuse of a prosecutor's power, and we're suing. District attorneys have e… https://t.co/W8lBghR0yo"I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without first… https://t.co/bGZvwUlh1C
Retweeted by ACLUEarlier this week, we learned that yet another 17-year-old immigrant in government custody is being blocked by the… https://t.co/qDQingIo2x"I knew that I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed in the ghettos without first… https://t.co/bGZvwUlh1C
1/14
2018
We've been fighting Arizona in court since 2012 over horrendous, unconstitutional medical care in its state prisons… https://t.co/m64mOjHVjvFrom 2012: Martin Luther King Jr.'s ‘crime’ was to challenge the laws enforcing segregation and preventing the righ… https://t.co/7n5nH3B0hHCongress may vote next week to expand government surveillance powers — it's critical that senators hear from us eve… https://t.co/qzyKlUpHu4Before he died, Martin Luther King Jr. talked about the importance of reparations. #MLKDay https://t.co/AYzlGecsm6 https://t.co/SmJk7vKfeGToday, the Florida House of Representatives voted to pass HB 9, a cruel anti-immigrant bill. We are not deterred. W… https://t.co/g1w3zZsZJB
Retweeted by ACLUThe New Hampshire ACLU dragged federal immigration officers into state court to testify about how they colluded wit… https://t.co/b0U6AXiU1A
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1/13
2018
Business owners, know your rights: ICE generally can’t enter non-public areas of your workplace without your consen… https://t.co/TZ9rDjpg1v
Retweeted by ACLUThis is absolutely not okay— the actions in this video need to be investigated. @NYCLU has alerted the Civilian Co… https://t.co/HXCsWhMn6Y
Retweeted by ACLUJudge order USG to respond to @aclu American citizen habeas by Jan. 22. Money line: "“The government has held the… https://t.co/wemBSsTwIc
Retweeted by ACLUWe must not become inured to this injustice. Every adolescent—regardless of their citizenship status—has a right to… https://t.co/ZWqrbocrrt
Retweeted by ACLUBusiness owners, know your rights: ICE generally can’t enter non-public areas of your workplace without your consen… https://t.co/TZ9rDjpg1vYet again, the Trump administration is playing politics with women's health— this time, by delaying funding for cri… https://t.co/LgstweukrCI'm meeting members of Congress today to tell them to do their jobs. The only permanent solution for #Dreamers is… https://t.co/wcbOlMuhDT
Retweeted by ACLUNow @bcobbACLU is working with us to cut the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparitie… https://t.co/IP4Dn3E1L9We have alerted the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) because this is clearly not okay. They will investigate… https://t.co/zTbbN9wCZt
Retweeted by ACLUThis is absolutely not okay— the actions in this video need to be investigated. @NYCLU has alerted the Civilian Co… https://t.co/HXCsWhMn6YThere's a critical vote on government surveillance powers next Tuesday. Take one minute to call your Senators and t… https://t.co/esN822vqgeOn this day 18 years ago, I was released from Pennsylvania State Prison and legalized slave labor. #TheNewJimCrowhttps://t.co/XCUl9BcnaL
Retweeted by ACLURavi Ragbir is a nationally recognized immigrants' right leader, father, and husband. He makes NYC a better city.… https://t.co/CQZopNTGFaExemptions for people with disabilities doesn't include millions with disabilities who qualified for Medicaid on a… https://t.co/Sqv3GadJaVThese work requirements will threaten low-income people, racial and ethnic minorities, women, and people with disab… https://t.co/3zJtho8buoThis is my beautiful family. We were Ethiopian refugees that came here from Sudan. We would’ve been banned from com… https://t.co/PNW91qnRSS
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1/12
2018
There are no words for language like this except for one: Racist. https://t.co/KHLMiiHewh
Retweeted by ACLUWill the senators who criticize the abuses of the Trump administration vote to give it more surveillance powers? https://t.co/cjarHVsAmk
Retweeted by ACLUIf you decide to watch God's Not Dead 2, please keep this handy guide I made with you at all times to help you tell… https://t.co/gABH4Yw9B1
Retweeted by ACLUThe cost of Arizona Department of Corrections' continuing noncompliance shouldn’t be measured in dollar amounts: It… https://t.co/AjeWJ75MJtWill the senators who criticize the abuses of the Trump administration vote to give it more surveillance powers? https://t.co/cjarHVsAmkWe have never shied away from a fight when civil liberties were at stake, whether it was in a court room, Congress,… https://t.co/r6BBCCLZdwThank you to all of the @peoplepower activists that came to Olympia for the Senate hearing of the WA Voting Rights… https://t.co/FSFLFPpuMC
Retweeted by ACLUThere are no words for language like this except for one: Racist. https://t.co/KHLMiiHewhGood news: On Tuesday, a federal judge blocked a Florida law that interfered in a woman's ability to get abortion c… https://t.co/6qeXFpyBBQWalter Jordan deserved what all prisoners deserve: Proper medical and mental health care. Instead, the Arizona Depa… https://t.co/pzRpc3ZgvmAmerica's cash bail system SUCKS and the @ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice is fighting to change it. We are contribu… https://t.co/VLDRBgIG0G
Retweeted by ACLU🚨🚨🚨 The House voted in favor of this dangerous bill — call your Senator now and tell them not to make the same mist… https://t.co/sbc76tGsraThe Trump administration is blatantly ignoring the fact that the Supreme Court has held for the past 45 years that… https://t.co/B4qf8cNYOwIf Congress passes a spending bill without a #DreamAct , they'll be funding the deportation of #Dreamers. Period.… https://t.co/E3hJVBvVUTExactly 16 years have passed since the first prisoner arrived in Guantánamo Bay. It has been a catastrophic failure… https://t.co/wdwPPPjUgTThe Senate should reject this bill and rein in government surveillance powers to bring Section 702 in line with the… https://t.co/2nuaO3e9TG
1/11
2018

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