Because freedom can't protect itself
04/01/2015 – There’s something really liberating about having some corner of your life that’s yours, that no one gets to see except you. It’s a little like nudity or taking a dump. Everyone gets ...
03/31/2015 – This post originally appeared as an editorial at The Nation.
03/31/2015 – Today is the Transgender Day of Visibility, which is a moment to take stock of what “visibility” actually means in the day-to-day lives of transgender people around the world. As we ...
03/27/2015 – We’re starting to get questions about the use of body cameras by “school resource officers,” a.k.a. police officers stationed in schools.
03/27/2015 – On any given day in America there are 80,000 people in solitary settings, not counting youth in juvenile facilities and people in jails.
The Coming Power Struggles Over the "Internet of Things"
4/1/2015 | Blog | Consumer Privacy, Internet Privacy, Medical Privacy, Workplace Privacy | Civil Liberties in the Digital Age
Over 100 People Were Killed by Police in March. Have Police Gotten the Post-Ferguson Memo Yet?
4/1/2015 | Blog | Defending Targets of Discrimination, Police Practices, Racial Profiling, Right to Protest | Police Brutality
Calling All Bookworms: What Do YOU Have to Hide?
4/1/2015 | Blog | Free Speech, Secrecy, Surveillance & Privacy | Government Surveillance
Arkansas Lawmakers Send RFRA (HB 1228) to Gov. Hutchinson’s Desk
3/31/2015 | Press Release | Arkansas | LGBT Rights, Religion & Belief
Why ‘The Nation’ Is Suing the Federal Government
3/31/2015 | Blog | Free Speech, Secrecy, Surveillance & Privacy | NSA
Turning Transgender 'Visibility' into Meaningful Change for Transgender People
3/31/2015 | Blog | Discrimination Against Transgender People | Transgender Rights
Federal Court Rules for Indian Families in ACLU Lawsuit
3/31/2015 | Press Release | South Dakota | Defending Targets of Discrimination, Indigent Defense
Legal Teams Announce Advocates Who Will Argue in Supreme Court Marriage Equality Cases
3/31/2015 | Press Release | LGBT Basic Rights and Liberties, LGBT Relationships
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Kevin Thompson, 19-years-old from Decatur, Georgia, spent five days in jail because he couldn't pay the fine on a traffic ticket.
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