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Jeff Sessions Must Now Tell America the Whole Truth

No one is above the law — certainly not those sworn to uphold it.

By Faiz Shakir
March 2, 2017

President Trump’s Speech Last Night Ignored the Human Misery and Fear He Has Already Inflicted

The ACLU wasn't fooled by President Trump’s speech last night, and we have not yet begun to fight.

By Faiz Shakir
March 1, 2017

Gun Control Laws Should Be Fair

Adding more innocent Americans to a national database because of a mental disability is a disturbing trend.

By Vania Leveille, Susan Mizner
February 20, 2017

Worried About the Repeal of Obamacare? So Are We. Here’s Why.

The repeal of the Affordable Care Act would plunge people back into a world of healthcare inequality and discrimination.

By Georgeanne M. Usova, Vania Leveille
February 17, 2017

Why Isn’t Trump’s Muslim Ban Front and Center at 'Religious Liberty' Hearing?

Congress should look at today’s discriminatory policies affecting Muslims and drop quest to enact LGBT discrimination.

By Ian Thompson
February 15, 2017

It’s Time for Members of Congress to Show Up and Stand Up for Standing Rock

Tomorrow members of Congress will have the opportunity to ask hard questions about what's happening at Standing Rock.

By Kanya Bennett
February 14, 2017

Trans Students Deserve Better, President Trump

The Trump administration may be preparing to entirely change its stance on transgender protections.

By Ian Thompson
February 13, 2017

One Wasn’t Enough. Here’s Why the ACLU Is Demanding a Second Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions.

If Sen. Sessions helped craft today's executive actions on immigration then senators must make him explain his role.

By Faiz Shakir
January 25, 2017

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