Established in 1920 by Roger Baldwin (who candidly stated that “Communism [was] the goal” toward which his efforts were directed), the American Civil Liberties Union characterizes itself as America’s “guardian of liberty,” working to “defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United […]
The Supreme Court has handed the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a stunning defeat by reversing a lower Court’s order allowing the release of photographs showing alleged prisoner abuse in Guantanamo Bay. A report yesterday from Democracy Now! highlighted the ACLU’s fight to have the photographs released in order to bolster its argument that [...]
The Supreme Court issued a ruling Monday permitting the Pentagon to block the release of photos of detainee abuse at the hands of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The court’s ruling was given in accordance with a provision of the Homeland Security funding bill signed Oct. 28 by President Obama.
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