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The Cloud Act Is a Dangerous Piece of Legislation

The under-the-radar bill threatens the civil liberties and human rights of global activists and US citizens alike.

By Neema Singh Guliani
March 13, 2018

The Government’s Case Against California’s ‘Sanctuary’ Policies Is on Weak Legal Ground

Under the 10th Amendment, the federal government cannot force states or localities to participate in a federal program.

By Ruthie Epstein, Jennie Pasquarella
March 12, 2018

ICE Cruelty Knows No Bounds

The ACLU has filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of asylum-seeking parents and children separated by ICE.

By Stacy Sullivan
March 9, 2018

Trump Created the DACA Immigration Crisis, and He Could Fix It Right Now

President Trump has the constitutional authority to restore DACA protections to nearly 800,000 Dreamers.

By Anthony D. Romero, Cristina Jiménez
March 7, 2018

Detroit Police Are Playing ‘Big Brother’ at Local Businesses

The city’s Project Green Light surveillance program is an expanding threat to people’s privacy.

By Eric C. Williams
March 1, 2018

A Mother and Child Fled the Congo, Only to Be Cruelly Separated by the US Government

The mother hasn’t seen her 7-year-old daughter in nearly four months, and the government won’t explain why.

By Jenny Samuels
February 26, 2018

There's No Such Thing as 'Consensual Sex' When a Person Is in Police Custody

In New York and 34 other states, police officers accused of raping people in their custody can offer a consent defense.

By Katharine Bodde, Erika Lorshbough
February 23, 2018

6 South Carolina Legislators Want Same-Sex Marriages to Be Called 'Parody Marriages'

Same-sex marriage is a product of the secular humanist religion and thus unconstitutional, bill's sponsors say.

By Shaundra Young Scott
February 21, 2018

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