Feeding Frenzy

Open Secrets

Unable to display feed at this time.

 

ACLU

  • Pop Quiz: How Much Do You know About America’s History Of Rejecting Kings? July 12, 2024
    The Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. United States means that any president can now use their official powers to commit crimes under the assumption they are now presumptively immune. A future president could turn the armed forces against their opponents, turn government agencies against their critics, or reenact some of America’s worst mistakes. No presi […]
    ACLU
  • How Trump's Proposed Radical Expansion of Executive Power Will Impact Our Freedoms July 11, 2024
    Donald Trump’s four years in office were marked by gross abuses of executive power, including efforts to trample protest and dissent — key freedoms at the heart of our participatory democracy. He deployed federal agents and surveillance to silence Black Lives Matter protesters or anyone he deemed to oppose his policies, threatened to use his power as preside […]
    ACLU
  • Supreme Court Term Ends with Win for Trump, First Amendment Rights July 10, 2024
    The Supreme Court’s 2023-24 term will be remembered for one case above all: Trump v. United States, in which the court granted former President Donald Trump immunity from criminal liability for attempts to use his office to obstruct the peaceful transition of power after he lost the 2020 election. At the ACLU, we submitted a friend-of-the-court brief in the […]
    David Cole
  • How Donald Trump's Election Lies and Other Anti-Voter Policies Will Continue to Impact Our Democracy July 9, 2024
    Donald Trump’s claim that the 2020 election was “stolen” from him is not only a lie—no widespread voter fraud was detected in that election—it’s a lie that breeds public mistrust in our electoral system. Today, he is already casting doubt on the 2024 election, saying he will accept the results “if everything is honest.” The implication is that if Trump loses […]
    ACLU
  • Supreme Court Grants Trump, Future Presidents a Blank Check to Break the Law July 3, 2024
    The Supreme Court’s decision to grant presidents immunity from prosecution for criminal acts committed while in office not only gives Donald Trump a free pass for his past crimes, but sets a dangerous precedent for all future presidents. Before Trump, no one had even argued that presidents are absolutely immune from criminal liability after they leave office […]
    David Cole

 

Brennen Center

Unable to display feed at this time.
css.php