The frontline of resistance: ACLU ready for further fights with Trump

Before Trump took office, the president was warned he would face ‘the full firepower of the ACLU at your every step’ – and America’s biggest civil liberties group has lived up to its word

Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union are gearing up for what is expected to be a crucial showdown in the US supreme court in 2018 over Donald Trump’s Muslim travel ban, as they enter the second year in an epic battle against the president’s populist – and frequently arguably unconstitutional – agenda.

The nation’s oldest and largest civil liberties group has found itself on the frontline of legal resistance to an executive branch that is proving to be historically hostile towards constitutional rights. Since Trump took power on 20 January, the organization has launched 113 legal actions attempting to block his extreme rightwing ambitions.

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For updates on PetsMalaysia please visit the site.A deeply frigid cold spell has North America in its grip, setting record temperatures, creating striking scenes and, in some cases, threatening the lives of humans and animals&hellip

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