Tag Archives: ACLU

What does Trump mean when he uses the term “sovereignty”?

Decimating our civil rights. Source: At U.N., Trump Hides Behind ‘Sovereignty’ to Shield His Administration From Scrutiny An excerpt: In a world that places sovereignty above all, there can be no conflict resolution or meaningful protections against human rights abuses … Continue reading

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Let’s think about the First Amendment

Today the Times has two excellent articles on the First Amendment. Both of them provoke thought–always a good thing. First, After Backing Alt-Right in Charlottesville, A.C.L.U. Wrestles With Its Role – The New York Times. Two paragraphs from the article: … Continue reading

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The ACLU does stand-up for John Oliver

I have two items about this inedible defamation lawsuit coal magnate Bob Murray brought against John Oliver. The first is from the ACLU, which filed an amicus brief in support of Oliver. The brief is brilliantly funny. Source: This Coal … Continue reading

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