Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

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Kavanaugh Accuser Signed Letter Fighting Trump Border Enforcement

The California professor accusing President Trump’s United States Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a “rape attempt” when the two were in high school previously signed a letter fighting Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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Watch: Jeff Bridges, Amy Schumer, Ryan Reynolds Dramatize Story of Honduran Illegal Immigrant Mother

Actors and entertainers, including Amy Schumer, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds, Glenn Close, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jeff Bridgess collaborated on the ACLU video, reading aloud the story of a Honduran asylum-seeker named Miriam who was taken into federal custody after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Subsequently, her minor child was temporarily separated from her.

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ACLU Sues Feds over ICE Arrests in Oregon Courthouses

The American Civil Liberties Union in Oregon filed a lawsuit against the federal government this past week challenging the presence of immigration deportation officers at courthouses in the state.

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Doug Jones Pushed Felon Voting ‘Rights’ with Soros-Funded Org

(New York) Doug Jones, the Democratic candidate for December’s Senate special election in Alabama, took a leading role in an effort by a far-left legal group massively funded by billionaire George Soros to immediately grant full voting rights nationwide to felons, including those convicted of murder, raped other violent crimes.

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Illegal Alien Minor Obtains Abortion After Weeks-Long Court Battle

An illegal alien teenager in federal custody for illegally entering the U.S. obtained an abortion Wednesday morning, less than 24 hours after a federal judge forced the government to allow the teen to have an abortion on the taxpayer’s dime.

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Muslim and Iranian-American Advocates File Challenge to Trump Travel Ban

BALTIMORE — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration’s new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month.

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ACLU Sues Michigan over Same-Sex Adoption

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the state of Michigan for giving adoption agencies the right to deny adoption to same-sex couples, according to a report.

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VIDEO: ‘Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, These Racist Statues Have to Go!’

HOUSTON, Texas — Communists, Democratic Socialists, Brown Berets, anarchists, Black Lives Matter, and other supporters of the “Destroy the Confederacy!” movement marched in the sweltering 99-degree heat in Houston on Saturday to demand that city officials tear down the “Spirit

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Tina Fey Blasts White Female Trump Voters: ‘You Can’t Look Away’

Actress-comedian Tina Fey called out college-educated, white female Donald Trump voters during a Friday night fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union, suggesting that those women who voted for Trump during November’s election might want to “forget” about the outcome and resume watching cable television.

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ACLU Launches Nationwide Training on Protest, Resistance Against Trump

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union staged a nationwide training event Saturday to make sure people are aware of their rights as protesters and urge organized, public resistance by those opposed to policies of President Donald Trump.

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ACLU Raises More Than $25 Million Over Trump’s Temporary Refugee Halt

The American Civil Liberties Union (A.C.L.U.) has reportedly raised more than $24 million in online donations in the wake of the group’s activism against President Donald Trump’s temporary halt on refugees while the government revamps its flawed security screening process.

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George Soros-Financed Groups Scheme to Stop Trump’s Temporary Refugee Halt Order

TEL AVIV — Immigration lawyers from groups financed by billionaire George Soros, a champion of open border policies, were signatories to a lawsuit filed Saturday to block President Donald Trump’s executive order halting visas for 90 days for “immigrants and non-immigrants” from Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, Iran, and Iraq.

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Atheist Group Demands Removal of Texas Courthouse Nativity Scene

A humanist, atheist organization is demanding that a local Texas courthouse remove a Christmas nativity scene display, saying it unconstitutionally endorses Christianity. The organization claims the nativity was bought with taxpayer dollars and clearly endorses the Christian faith.

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ACLU Attacks Small Town Nativity Scene

GRANT PARISH, Louisiana – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is attacking a public Christmas display, this time targeting a small, Louisiana town’s nativity scene.

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Biz Group Claims Trans Bathroom Ban Bad for Texas

The Texas Association of Business has released a study that claims a transgender bathroom bills will be devastating for the local economy. They urge Texas lawmakers not to enact any “discriminatory” legislation. A Texas senator called the claim “wild speculation.”