Tuesday, 22 November 2016

America begins to gird for battle against Trump's ideological excesses

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded in 1920 and by its own reckoning now is the “leading civil liberties advocate in the Supreme Court. With over 200 staff attorneys and an extensive network of cooperating attorneys, we handle thousands of cases each year on behalf of clients whose rights have been violated”.

On 11 November 2016 it threw down the gauntlet in what may become the biggest battle to retain the full gamut of civil liberties and human rights in America since the 1960s.

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At 7:01 AM on 18 Nov 2016 ACLU tweeted this:

On  the same day the ACLU website displayed this banner.

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