The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

In Guatemala, a Tireless Search for Parents Separated From Their Children

Working with the ACLU, human rights defenders look for missing parents in villages and remote regions of the country.

By Ashoka Mukpo
September 18, 2018

Some Schools Need a Lesson on Students’ Free Speech Rights

An alarming number of schools improperly discipline students for their speech — especially students of color.

By Vera Eidelman, Sarah Hinger
September 18, 2018

How Facebook Is Giving Sex Discrimination in Employment Ads a New Life

We’re taking on Facebook and 10 companies for using the social platform to direct job ads toward men, excluding others.

By Galen Sherwin
September 18, 2018

A Full Investigation Is Needed Into the Sexual Assault Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Both Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, should testify under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

By Lenora M. Lapidus
September 17, 2018

Congress Is Poised to Give Trump Administration Powerful New Spying Powers

Congress is once again using “national security” as magic words to increase the government’s surveillance powers in dangerous and unaccountable ways.

By Neema Singh Guliani
September 17, 2018

How to Stop ‘Smart Cities’ From Becoming ‘Surveillance Cities’

The key to protecting privacy lies with transparency and public oversight.

By Chad Marlow, Maryiam Saifuddin
September 17, 2018

Trump’s Border Wall Obsession Is a Threat to the Southwest Border Region

To save lives, preserve habitats, and ensure thriving border communities, Congress should stop funding President Trump’s border wall.

By Astrid Dominguez, Chris Rickerd
September 14, 2018

Off-Duty Cop Tasing an 11-Year-Old Should Provoke a Clear Wakeup Call for Police Reform

The brutal use of force against an 11-year-old Cincinnati girl reveals how desperately we need to stop police brutality.

By J. Bennett Guess
September 14, 2018

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