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Christopher Wray Has a Troubling Record on Civil Liberties

The Senate must question the prospective FBI director’s views on torture, wrongful detention, and surveillance.

By Christopher Anders, Aaron Madrid Aksoz
July 12, 2017

Don't Fall For Trump's Alternative Math: Medicaid Cuts Are Real (And Devastating)

We can’t let Congress jeopardize Medicaid for millions of Americans.

By Brian Tashman
June 30, 2017

SOS: The Voting Rights Act Is in Need of Immediate Repair

Congress can take action now to prevent voter discrimination in the 2018 midterm elections.

By Sierra Gray
June 22, 2017

The Trump Administration Is Trying to Quietly Abandon Civil Rights Enforcement. We Won’t Let Them Get Away With It.

Civil rights enforcement is a key federal responsibility that the Trump White House is abdicating.

By Ian Thompson
June 20, 2017

No Cuts. No Caps. No Way. We Must Save Medicaid.

The attacks on Medicaid by this Congress will devastate millions and it must stop.

By Vania Leveille, Georgeanne M. Usova
June 7, 2017

The ACLU Is Joining With Allies to Fight Mega-Corporations in the Battle to Save Net Neutrality

We’re taking action on July 12th to save the internet as we know it from the Verizons and AT&Ts of the world.

By Jay Stanley
June 6, 2017

Let’s Hold Jeff Sessions Accountable For His Role in Thwarting Justice

Here are three ways Sessions can be held accountable for lying to Congress and helping to fire the FBI director.

By Christopher Anders
June 2, 2017

The Miseducation of Betsy DeVos (Apologies, Lauryn Hill)

The Trump administration pushing school vouchers is bad news for civil rights and civil liberties.

By Ian Thompson, Jennifer Bellamy
May 25, 2017

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