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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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Yesterday, Charged with Assaulting a Reporter. Today, Charged with Defending the Constitution. https://t.co/0Fl4hyPKPTWhen we can’t stop prosecutors like Jeff Sessions from taking power, we can still do a better job containing them. https://t.co/xhCIWVzviX"Are you illegal?" A policeman's question to a Honduran who had just been run over by a car https://t.co/O0QTvQ5hnx via @UnivisionNews
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5/28
2017
@iamjoshuagrey Make a donation at https://t.co/oALVvAxVsU !Civil Rights Movement Is a Reminder That Free Speech Is There to Protect the Weak https://t.co/mKOYXh8R7T @JamieDronek Make a donation at https://t.co/oALVvAxVsU !Thank you for your support! https://t.co/rprpWK3384New documents confirm very troubling practices by private security contractor to suppress protests in Standing Rock. https://t.co/iB7lc3mQv8
Retweeted by ACLU National"May we find courage and purpose, challenge anti-Muslim Islamophobia, and foster community..."… https://t.co/37zibf5JyD
Retweeted by ACLU NationalToday we grieve with Portland. We envision a future where everyone lives without discrimination, exclusion, or harm. https://t.co/D49y7opXaZ
Retweeted by ACLU NationalDeVos has dedicated years and a fortune to attack public schools https://t.co/uxwANwQ2zYIf we don’t stand up for the 1st Amendment when abhorrent speech is censored, it's the powerless who'll be hurt most https://t.co/mKOYXhqswt
Retweeted by ACLU NationalMake sure your civil liberties watchdog is dressed the part! Go to https://t.co/ZLpOCpgjqe https://t.co/D4UBxo9GWF"Move along, nothing to see here” didn’t work for the NSA this time. https://t.co/ViBcLAka5e
Retweeted by ACLU NationalThis shouldn't need repeating, but apparently it does: An attack on the press is an attack on our democracy. https://t.co/0Fl4hyy9Yl
Retweeted by ACLU NationalThat moment when you see your client @GavinGrimmVA and ex-ACLU rockstar @vanitaguptaCR together: #FridayFeeling https://t.co/FKGyXfHftt
Retweeted by ACLU NationalHouse Speaker Straus has stayed strong but Dan Patrick continues crusade against trans people in #txlege https://t.co/sL4zjs6Qlh
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5/27
2017
Prosecutors have too much power, too easily abused. https://t.co/5JA2PiqFir via @aclu
Retweeted by ACLU NationalYesterday Alabama took a step closer to correcting its discriminatory felon disenfranchisement law. https://t.co/yDOklwORwtThe Fourth Circuit had a lot to say about Trump's still-unconstitutional Muslim ban. Here are the highlights. https://t.co/4GWoh8Jkr3
Retweeted by ACLU National @elf1966 We always have people on call since the ACLU can never sleep.Have a great #MemorialDayWeekend everyone! See you Tuesday (except for pre-scheduled tweets).If we don’t stand up for the 1st Amendment when abhorrent speech is censored, it's the powerless who'll be hurt most https://t.co/mKOYXhqswtThis shouldn't need repeating, but apparently it does: An attack on the press is an attack on our democracy. https://t.co/0Fl4hyy9YlKudos to @Twitter @facebook @Google & other tech firms for urging Congress to enact surveillance reform: https://t.co/CPkkTUVHMV #section702
Retweeted by ACLU NationalWhat an honor to hang out with such an amazing person and advocate. Thank you @GavinGrimmVA for inspiring all of us. https://t.co/elBDNqweQf
Retweeted by ACLU NationalThis talk by @ACLU ED Anthony Romero was one of my favorites from #TED2017. THIS is what democracy looks like. https://t.co/NWwClMH5LV
Retweeted by ACLU NationalWho is holding school districts & police depts accountable? #counselorsnotcops @HaroldJordan_pahttps://t.co/PcRe9iwPW5
Retweeted by ACLU NationalA new Iowa law has forced 4 Planned Parenthood clinics to close & will leave thousands without access to care. https://t.co/ZIdVlSqbMVThis would be a move in exactly the wrong direction. Terrible for transparency about human costs of war & accountab… https://t.co/syR0NLPl89
Retweeted by ACLU NationalHere's why Attorney General Jeff Sessions is the best argument for reducing prosecutorial power. https://t.co/xhCIWVzviXThe Fourth Circuit had a lot to say about Trump's still-unconstitutional Muslim ban. Here are the highlights. https://t.co/4GWoh8Jkr3"Are you illegal?" A policeman's question to a Honduran who had just been run over by a car https://t.co/O0QTvQ5hnx via @UnivisionNewsAlabama will finally restore voting rights to thousands of citizens with a prior felony conviction. https://t.co/yDOklx6sV3Texas politicians won’t rest in their attack on the trans community. We can’t rest in fighting back. https://t.co/1C0ncDIg9n
Retweeted by ACLU NationalA student w/ an Afro being called disruptive is a reflection of institutions that have problems with black identity. https://t.co/fnB66IqlG1
Retweeted by ACLU National.@ACLU's @chasestrangio: The Trans Community In Texas Is Under Attack https://t.co/RV6Rns53ci
Retweeted by ACLU National"President Trump's Muslim ban violates the Constitution" -@OmarJadwat https://t.co/PiuljtY3uEAn appeals court refused to reinstate Trump’s revised travel ban. The case will likely go to the Supreme Court. https://t.co/SpBZOPXN3s
Retweeted by ACLU NationalBREAKING! We're heading back to court to compel the White House to produce the Giuliani Commission Memo.… https://t.co/cAnFcyIUwd
Retweeted by ACLU NationalWant to know what happens when lawmakers take away repro health care? Let Texas serve as a warning. https://t.co/elbhUslspv @love4angie @frida000070 @GlennThrush @gofundme @Bencjacobs Thanks @love4angie! https://t.co/X99zphwzCiTo contribute, go to https://t.co/aurHcSYF6X https://t.co/OMdEZYrpvZNew @amnestyusa report reveals pregnancy criminalization laws deter women from seeking health care & drug treatment. https://t.co/sDjaozLrFVhttps://t.co/Fast8mNorm Required reading for this week. Thank you @ACLU, @mharwood31, and Mike German.
Retweeted by ACLU NationalTexas politicians won’t rest in their attack on the trans community. We can’t rest in fighting back. https://t.co/1C0ncDIg9n @melaniemendez https://t.co/bvQWapbpwFWe agree with Judge Wynn: Trump's Muslim ban is naked invidious discrimination against Muslims. #NoMuslimBanEVER https://t.co/lFGR9RpJci
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5/26
2017
Bravo. @ACLU is one of the many reasons why America is a strong democracy. https://t.co/nr3uqvDetA
Retweeted by ACLU NationalWhat democracy should look like -- and what we must prevent it from becoming: https://t.co/H0QnwNaDcJ @ACLU
Retweeted by ACLU NationalThank you @TerryMcAuliffe. More governors should follow your lead in helping those immigrants in similar situations. https://t.co/Q759XFBe6DWe’ve won this fight, but our battle against the Muslim ban may go to the Supreme Court. Stand with us: https://t.co/x8sIqwMmRE
Retweeted by ACLU NationalBREAKING: We just joined lawsuit challenging anti-immigrant law SB4 https://t.co/35ZdJUQUf1 #SB4
Retweeted by ACLU Nationalhttps://t.co/x8sIqwMmRE. Even our links are confident. https://t.co/w5E73AVQuhSee you in court! https://t.co/zr6bJRSKRKThank you! Join @charidawnsmith at https://t.co/x8sIqwMmRE https://t.co/Vb2Hxjcc31We’ve won this fight, but our battle against the Muslim ban may go to the Supreme Court. Stand with us: https://t.co/x8sIqwMmREBREAKING: We are joining the lawsuit challenging the anti-immigrant #SB4: https://t.co/P4cnBxfWk3 #SB4isHate https://t.co/ydMSUIvLU8
Retweeted by ACLU NationalSince they can't ban abortion outright, anti-choice politicians put care out of reach for low-income women. https://t.co/4UacW8z1qO
Retweeted by ACLU NationalBREAKING: We just joined lawsuit challenging anti-immigrant law SB4 https://t.co/35ZdJUQUf1 #SB4The 4th Circuit’s ruling today against the Muslim ban affirms that no one is above the law, not even the president https://t.co/E0p15gKkFyWe agree with Judge Wynn: Trump's Muslim ban is naked invidious discrimination against Muslims. #NoMuslimBanEVER https://t.co/lFGR9RpJciThank you for your support in fighting Trump's unconstitutional agenda (and all your victory gifs, which we enjoy). #NoMuslimBanEVERbig props to co-counsel @NILC_org and @ACLU_MD, plaintiffs @RefugeeAssist @HIASrefugees and @MESA_1966 https://t.co/qwR2F4Lejy
Retweeted by ACLU NationalBetsy DeVos called opponents of vouchers “flat Earthers” https://t.co/uxwANwyrboVICTORY: The Muslim ban remains blocked! Read our statement here: https://t.co/jCCRBB1tro #NoMuslimBanEver
Retweeted by ACLU NationalGreat way to welcome back Trump after his 1st foreign trip, reminding him that America is great only if it respects… https://t.co/RoMFHVMOq1
Retweeted by ACLU National#NoMuslimBanEVER https://t.co/9M4o1JE43p
Retweeted by ACLU NationalPlease do! https://t.co/aurHcSYF6X https://t.co/krEIOwCKbNWe never tire of hearing it. https://t.co/9UqVKfMECHStatement from ACLU lawyer @OmarJadwat who argued the case against Muslim ban, on today's win.… https://t.co/7osYJf9ze9Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban https://t.co/2jxRwTtgHG#NoMuslimBanEver https://t.co/ldAJuWQhFO
Retweeted by ACLU NationalWe can all be glad that the court today rejected the government’s request that it set the principle of the Establishment Clause aside.The Constitution’s prohibitions on actions disfavoring or condemning any religion is a fundamental protection for all of us.President Trump’s Muslim ban violates the Constitution, as this decision strongly reaffirms. #NoMuslimBanEverIn 10-3 ruling, a federal appeals court today ruled Trump's revised Muslim ban is unconstitutional. #NoMuslimBanEver https://t.co/yms3TLNgqQHere's a link to the ruling in #IRAPvTrump. https://t.co/Nb4UfmiCMt #NoMuslimBanEVERWe won in the 4th circuit court of appeals victory against President Trump's Muslim ban! Here's ruling:… https://t.co/p7WOxKS5tV
5/25
2017

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