Politicians Blocking People On Social Media Ignites DebateAn emerging debate about whether elected officials violate people's free speech rights by blocking them on social media is spreading across the U.S. as groups sue or warn politicians to stop the practice.
Students Fight To Include Black Lives Matter Section In Their YearbookTwo high school students, with help from the ACLU, won their fight to pay tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement in their yearbook.
California ACLU Warns About Travel To Texas Due To Sanctuary City BanThe American Civil Liberties Union issued a warning to Californians traveling to Texas after the state approved a law banning sanctuary cities.
ACLU Sues For Information Related To Trump Travel BansThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed more than a dozen lawsuits nationwide seeking government documents related to the implementation of the Trump administration's travel bans.
San Francisco Judge Tosses Suit Over Feds 'Suspicious Activity' DatabaseA judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a federal information-sharing program of flagging innocent people as potential terrorists.
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tom Hanks Headline Facebook Live ACLU FundraiserMany celebrities to appear on Facebook Live as part of a fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union...
Trump's Election Boosts Turnout At Oakland Fair For ActivistsLocal organizations set up booths and held workshops for wannabe political activists at the Post-Inauguration Resource Fair in Oakland.
Federal Judge Issues Emergency Stay On Trump Immigrant BanA federal judge in Brooklyn issued an emergency stay on President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from 7 Muslim countries.
ACLU Sues To Make Ballot Selfies Legal In CaliforniaThe American Civil Liberties Union wants California voters to be able to share photos of their marked ballots without being prosecuted.
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Stop Sharing Data With Surveillance Software Used By Bay Area PoliceThree of the largest social media sites have halted surveillance product Geofeedia's access to its user data.
Police Using Social Media Tracking Tool Worries ACLUCivil liberties advocates say tools that allow police to search social media in real time during protests could have a chilling effect on free speech.
San Francisco Police Union Endorses Acting Chief Toney Chaplin As 'Cops' Cop'The radio ad by the San Francisco Police Officer's Association is clear: Chief Toney Chaplin is the right leader at the right time.