Defending the Targets of Intolerance

Defending Everyone From Unwarranted Surveillance and Attacks on Privacy

This year we’ve been talking about all the different ways groups of individuals can be singled out for intolerance – from the attacks on voting rights to the attacks on gay and lesbian individuals and their families. But what about the ways in which all of us can be subjected to government surveillance without a warrant or reasonable suspicion of any wrongdoing?

Privacy in the Digital Era

This year we’ve been talking about all the different ways groups of individuals can be singled out for intolerance – from the attacks on voting rights to the attacks on gay and lesbian individuals and their families. But what about the ways in which all of us can be subjected to government surveillance without a …

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Protecting Free Speech During the NATO Summit

After months of preparation, the ACLU of Illinois is working through the weekend deploying observers and volunteers to monitor NATO Summit protest activity. The NATO Summit will take place on Sunday, May 20th and Monday, May 21st at the McCormick Center, but protest activity has already been taking place in the week leading up to …

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Let Ruthelle Vote!

Nothing is more fundamental to our democracy than the right to vote. Please continue to exercise your authority to ensure that voting rights are not jeopardized anywhere in the U.S.

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Only one in three Illinois voters support radical ultrasound bill that harms women’s health

Chicago – A new statewide public opinion poll finds that only one in three Illinois voters supports House Bill 4085, a measure forcing women in the state to undergo and view an ultrasound when seeking an abortion or refuse to do so in writing. The poll, conducted by Fako & Associates of suburban Lisle, finds …

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