The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

In Its Rush to Kill, Arkansas May Have Executed an Innocent Man

The entire criminal justice system in Arkansas failed Ledell Lee, whose execution was part of the state's execution spree.

By Cassandra Stubbs
April 24, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary Tells Critics To Shut Up. We Won’t.

Sec. Kelly says the Dept. of Homeland Security can do no wrong, but the facts say otherwise.

By Chris Rickerd
April 21, 2017

In Time for the Reform Debate, New Documents Shed Light on the Government’s Surveillance of Americans

Congress can rein in warrantless spying by enacting significant reforms to an important surveillance law.

By Ashley Gorski
April 21, 2017

Donald Trump Has Free Speech Rights, Too

Demagoguery, fury, and assault in a crowded theater… is this incitement?

By Lee Rowland
April 20, 2017

Teens Who Engage in ‘Sexting’ Should Not Be Prosecuted as Sex Offenders

To suggest that a juvenile who sends a sexually explicit selfie is a victim of his own act of child pornography is absurd.

By Amy Roe
April 19, 2017

I Spent More Than 6 Years in Prison. Now I’m Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice.

The Smart Justice Campaign’s 50-state plan will be a driving force in ending mass incarceration in the U.S.

By Bill Cobb
April 19, 2017

According to the Government, People Under Arrest Have More Rights Than Travelers at the Border

Congress should pass the Protecting Data at the Border Act and require a warrant to search travelers’ digital devices.

By Ron Wyden
April 18, 2017

With North Carolina, the NBA, and the NCAA Caving on Trans Rights, Texas Finds New Momentum for Discrimination

Texas legislators are seizing on the NCAA and NBA’s openness to doing business again in North Carolina to discriminate.

By Chase Strangio
April 18, 2017

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