Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Tag: ACLU

ACLU demands immediate resignation of Kenosha police chief, sheriff, and mayor

The actions of the city’s top law enforcement officials, said the group, “uphold and defend white supremacy, while demonizing people who were murdered for exercising their first amendment rights and speaking out against police violence.”

Citing ‘years of chaos and impunity,’ ACLU calls for breakup of...

“We have to remove the loaded weapon that sits on the proverbial coffee table in the Oval Office.”

ACLU celebrates settlement ending unconstitutional efforts to silence pipeline protesters in...

“Let this be a lesson to other states: If you criminalize protest, we will sue.”

ACLU: Trump’s anti-trans ban has no military justification, is driven by...

We speak to Chase Strangio, staff attorney at the ACLU, which is challenging the Trump administration’s ban on service members who are transgender.

Trump admin. hints it may resume family separation at border; ACLU...

A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought.

ACLU formally opposes Kavanaugh, citing credible sexual assault allegations & partisan...

“As a nonpartisan organization, the ACLU does not oppose Judge Kavanaugh based on predictions about how he would vote as a Justice. We oppose him in light of the credible allegations of sexual assault against him.”

NSA’s spying power could soon be extended

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment.

NY Attorney General joins ACLU lawsuit against Trump

Schneiderman announced that his office has joined the ACLU’s lawsuit against Trump’s executive order, which effectively bans many Muslims from entering the country.

ACLU launches 7-point plan of action against Trump administration

“Let’s fight like hell for our country and the Constitution.”

ACLU & NAACP: Jeff Sessions unfit for post defending civil rights...

Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Why does our skin wrinkle in water?

Mark Changizi’s study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California

Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.