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ACLU 3m
The 1892 Memphis lynchings. The Wilmington Massacre. The Tulsa Race Massacre. Reparations are necessary for much more than slavery.
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ACLU 10h
🎉 The House authorized funding for the Money Follows the Person program, which provides crucial support to help people with disabilities move out of institutions and into their own homes. We should not be isolating people from their communities. It’s now onto the Senate.
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ACLU 12h
Today is Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans — and reminds us of how far we have to go to achieve racial justice in America.
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ACLU 13h
We’ll never have full equality in the workplace until all parents receive paid parental leave. Our client Derek joined to explain how, as a new dad, he changed JP Morgan Chase’s paid leave policy to be more equitable to all genders.
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ACLU of New Jersey 16h
🚨TOMORROW AT NOON🚨 A bill that'll dramatically restrict solitary in New Jersey prisons & jails is up for a floor vote in the Senate & the Assembly. Please come out & WEAR RED! Join us and make it clear to the Legislature & : we must and .
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Perry Grossman 15h
URGENT: Automatic Voter Registration will add 1 million new voters in NY and just passed the Senate! Now it needs your help to get through the Assembly. Tweet @ or call your rep (518-455-3791) and the Speaker's office (917-905-2278) to demand a vote on A8280.
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ACLU 15h
Reparations are a necessary step for achieving a more just future. And right now, Congress is considering a bill that could make this a reality. So let's make sure they hear us loud and clear: We need reparations for slavery now.
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ACLU 16h
We cannot end mass incarceration without a strategy to fix probation and parole. We must end the cycle of reincarceration for minor infractions and provide a true opportunity for a second chance.
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ACLU 17h
Organizations that fight for the inclusion of all women and girls in sports have a powerful message for those attacking trans women ⤵️
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ACLU 20h
The legacy of slavery has not been acknowledged, recognized, nor properly dealt with. H.R. 40 is aiming to change that, by setting up a commission to explore reparations. We’re discussing the path forward with thought-leaders and advocates here.
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ACLU 20h
When everyone who has been sentenced to death in a seven year period is a person of color, something has gone terribly wrong. This is not an anomaly. The death penalty is racist and must be repealed.
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ACLU 21h
Nkechi Taifa has been thinking about and working toward reparations for slavery and Jim Crow for nearly 50 years. Today ⁠— believe it or not ⁠— she’s more optimistic than ever that reparations will become a reality.
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ACLU 22h
We’re in the Georgia Supreme Court right now to make clear that the Fourth Amendment requires police to get a warrant before accessing the personal data our cars store — like location history, texts, and more — just like smartphones and computers.
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ACLU 23h
With four million people counting on Title X every year, it’s critical that we maintain the program’s family planning and sexual health services without exceptions. That’s why we sued the Trump administration. Everyone should have access to equal care.
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ACLU 23h
The truth about America’s past is the strongest case for reparations.
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ACLU Massachusetts Jun 18
NEW: Face surveillance tech gives the government unprecedented power to track our every move. That’s why we are launching the Press Pause on Face Surveillance campaign. Together, we can on invasive and unregulated government face surveillance in Massachusetts.
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ACLU Jun 18
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Conoce tus derechos si agentes del ICE llegan a tu puerta.
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ACLU Jan 24
Know your rights if ICE is at your door.
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ACLU Jun 18
Cameras that collect and store video just in case it is needed are being transformed into devices that can actively watch us, often in real time.
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ACLU Jun 18
States that have signed bills to protect abortion rights or expand access to abortion care in the past few weeks: ✅ Nevada ✅ Illinois ✅ Maine ✅ Vermont
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