Jul 11, 2024
ACLU Releases Legal, Legislative, and Advocacy Roadmap to Fight Executive Power Abuses in a Second Trump Administration
As part of the ACLU’s 2024 election policy memo series, this roadmap dives into the surveillance, protest, and free speech abuses the U.S. could face if Trump wins and implements Project 2025 policies
Jul 01, 2024
Supreme Court Ruling Underscores Importance of Free Speech Online
The court recognized that government attempts to control the editorial decisions of social media companies violate the First Amendment
Jun 28, 2024
Civil Rights Advocates Achieve the Nation’s Strongest Police Department Policy on Facial Recognition Technology
DETROIT, Mich. — Civil rights advocates announced today a settlement in the lawsuit brought on behalf of Robert Williams, who was wrongfully arrested by the Detroit Police Depart...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
May 31, 2024
ACLU Urges Ninth Circuit to Protect Privacy of Data on Cell Phones
SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Oregon, and several partner organizations filed a friend-of-the-court-brief today in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Apr 23, 2024
ACLU Statement on Congress’ Latest Attempt to Ban TikTok and Restrict Free Speech Online
WASHINGTON — Over the weekend, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Peace through Strength Act, which includes extremely concerning provisions that would function...
Apr 17, 2024
After House Passes Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act, ACLU Urges Senate to Stop Government from Spying on Americans Without a Warrant
WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives voted 219-199 to pass the Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act, which would ban the government from purchasing Americans’ data from da...
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