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Chelsea Manning Fights for Her Right to Exist. She Shouldn't Have To

Chelsea Manning Fights for Her Right to Exist. She Shouldn't Have To

02/24/2015 – We shouldn't have to keep defending our right to exist. From inside the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she is serving a 35-year prison ...

ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use in Florida

ACLU-Obtained Documents Reveal Breadth of Secretive Stingray Use in Florida

02/22/2015 – The ACLU is releasing records today obtained from law enforcement agencies across Florida about their acquisition and use of sophisticated cell phone location tracking devices known as ...

VICTORY! U.S. Jury Awards $14 Million to Indian Guest Workers in Historic Labor Trafficking Case

VICTORY! U.S. Jury Awards $14 Million to Indian Guest Workers in Historic Labor Trafficking Case

02/18/2015 – Five victims of a massive human trafficking scheme were awarded $14 million by a federal jury in New Orleans today, the largest amount ever awarded by a jury in a labor trafficking case.

UPS Does the Right Thing by Its Pregnant Employees

UPS Does the Right Thing by Its Pregnant Employees

02/18/2015 – "Go home – you're useless to us right now." These are harsh words no one wants to hear from their employer. But this was exactly what a UPS employee heard from her supervisor last fall ...

ACLU Features ››

Rein in the Surveillance State

The National Security Agency's mass surveillance has greatly expanded in the years since September 11, ...

Smart Justice, Fair Justice

For the last four decades, this country has relentlessly expanded the size of our criminal justice ...

Border Communities Under Siege

The U.S.-Mexico border has been turned into a militarized zone, all in the name of "border security."

Accountability for Torture

With the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's summary of its landmark investigation into the ...