American Civil Liberties Union


  1. an organization founded in 1920 to defend the civil rights of all U.S. citizens. : ACLU, A.C.L.U.

American Civil Liberties Union

  1. An organization founded in 1920 in the wake of the red scare to defend civil liberties . The ACLU has often defended the rights of individuals aligned with unpopular causes, including American communists and Nazis .

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Other supporters include the Network Advertising Initiative, American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic Frontier Foundation and Mozilla.

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After a time as a field director at the American Civil Liberties Union office in Washington, D.C., Bellows returned to Maine.

The good news is that groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and the NAACP have filed suit against the state.

A consortium of scientists and the American Civil Liberties Union eventually sued to invalidate the patents a few years ago.

This is especially true of individuals who have led the American Civil Liberties Union, founded in 1920.

On Wednesday, Williams posted on Twitter a response from the American Civil Liberties Union declining to take up her case.


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