Parent Organization: Non-Affiliated Groups

"So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy."- ACLU Founder Roger Baldwin


The American Civil Liberties Union is our nation's gaurdian of  liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States garuntee everyone in this country.


The mission of the ACLU is to preserve all of these protections and guarantees:


Your First Amendment rights - freedom of speech, association and assembly; freedom of the press, and freedom of religion.
Your right to equal protection under the law - equal treatment regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin.
Your right to due process - fair treatment by the government whenever the loss of your liberty or property is at stake.
Your right to privacy - freedom from unwarranted govern

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