Tag: ACLU

Supreme Court Allows Trump's 'Muslim Ban 3.0' to Go into Effect

President Donald Trump kicked off the holiday season byretweeting racist, anti-Muslim videoson Wednesday, which garnered the praise ofDavid Duke, former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Trump’s sentiment continued on Monday through the Supreme Court, whichcosigned on his travel ban thattargets people from six Muslim-majority countries. The court, except…

Let People Vote Campaigns Kicks Off

There have been fears circulating within liberal America that the Republicans are trying to impede their path to public office by putting red tape on some people’s right to vote. This began after the Tea Party movement halfway through former President Barack Obama’s first term in office. After the midterm…

Mississippi Sheriff's Department Sued for Racial Discrimination

The sheriff’s department in Madison County, Miss., has been systemically targeting Black residents to baseless searches and arresting them at disproportionate rates, according to a lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed the suit on Monday, citing years of racial discrimination at the hands of the sheriff’s department. Ten…

Transgender Rights Remain in Limbo: Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear what has been considered a major case regarding transgender rights in schools. The court’s decision on Monday comes in light of the new administration’s reversal of an Obama-era guidance that stated public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom that aligns…

ACLU to Trump: 'We'll see you in court'

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a special message for president elect Donald Trump: its members are ready to fight. Should President-elect Donald Trump attempt to implement his unconstitutional campaign promises, we’ll see him in court. — ACLU National (@ACLU) November 9, 2016 The day after the election, ACLU…

FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

A lawsuit has been filed against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for not releasing information regarding surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters and activists. The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center at Case Western Reserve University School…