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Op-Ed

Lee Rowland: No, President-Elect Trump, You Can’t Get Locked Up or Lose Your Citizenship...

Nov. 29, 2016 - Lee Rowland is Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted today that anyone who...

Zenobia Jeffries: Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race...

Aug. 12, 2017 - In July of last year, after The New York post ran the headline, “CIVIL WAR: Four cops killed at anti-police...

Ray Raphael: Can the Senate Shrink the Supreme Court?

November 2, 2016 - Ray Raphael’s The U. S. Constitution: The Citizen’s Annotated Edition (Vintage, 2016) is now available as an ebook. Among his...

William D. Lopez: How Trump’s immigration enforcement could affect families and communities

November 30, 2016 - When immigration officers forcibly remove individuals from their homes, it impacts the psychological, emotional and economic well-being of their families...

Julie Gottlieb: Was 2016 just 1938 all over again?

January 1, 2017 - On December 31 1937, Cambridge classicist and man of letters F L Lucas embarked on an experiment. He would keep...

Robert Reich: The Life of the Party: 7 Truths for Democrats

Jan. 20, 2017 - The ongoing contest between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic Party continues to divide Democrats. It’s...

Ryan Kiesel: Why It’s Unconstitutional to Round Up Non-English Speaking Kids at School and...

May 18, 2017 - The state of Oklahoma is facing one of the worst budget crises in its history in the form of a...

Robert Reich: Why President Trump Will Continue to Hold Rallies

Dec. 19, 2016 - Donald Trump has just finished the last of his nine post-election “thank you tour” rallies. Why did he do them? And...

Bill McKibben: How to Save the Planet From President Trump

Dec. 1, 2016 - We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Already it’s begun — if...

ACLU Comment on Court Order Halting Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

WASHINGTON October 30, 2017 - A federal court in Washington today blocked the Trump administration from implementing the president’s directive banning transgender service members...

Karen Hobert Flynn: Trump Must Call for Select Committee if He Wants to Clear...

Jan. 11, 2017 - Statement by Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn President-elect Trump must call for a Joint Bipartisan Select Committee if he...

Preston Green III: Is charter school fraud the next Enron?

April 28, 2017 - In 2001, Texas-based energy giant Enron shocked the world by declaring bankruptcy. Thousands of employees lost their jobs, and investors...

Robert Reich: Hill Republicans: Trump is Fritzing Out

July 31, 2017 - This morning I phoned my friend, a former Republican member of Congress. Me: What’s going on? Seems like the White House...

Washington AG Ferguson on Trump Administration’s withdrawal of travel ban appeal

March 7, 2017 - Statement of Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Trump Administration’s withdrawal of travel ban appeal: “The Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw their...

Ole Solvang: Russia’s Ministry of Defense Releases Inaccurate Information on Syria Chemical Attack

April 6, 2017 - Ole Solvang is Deputy Director, Emergencies We are still investigating what killed dozens and injured hundreds of people exposed to chemicals...

Feinstein: National Monuments Report Should Be Public

Washington August 24, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke completed his review of 27...

Ronald L. Feinman: Donald Trump Has Created a Constitutional Crisis on the 42nd Anniversary...

Aug. 12, 2016 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

ACLU Comment on Bill to Preserve Birth Control in Insurance Coverage

WASHINGTON October 19, 2017 - The ACLU announced its support for a bill introduced today in both chambers of Congress that would stop new...

Richard Cohen: New reality – a president-elect who has denigrated people because of their...

Nov. 9, 2016 - Today, we’re facing a new reality – a president-elect who has denigrated people because of their race, their religion, their...

NAACP Statement on Executive Orders Targeting Muslims and Legal Immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 30, 2017 - NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued the following statement in response to multiple executive orders issued...