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ACLU Of Wisconsin

Trump’s family separation at the U.S.-Mexican border is a horrendous practice—whose optics and ethics have been condemned by Democrats and Republicans, alike—and whose legality has been challenged by the ACLU. more

Issue of the Week 2 Comments

The Zeidler Center hosts a police and youth listening circle, while the ACLU of Wisconsin puts civil liberties on tap at Linneman’s. more

Saving Our Democracy

This is our clearinghouse for all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary and authoritarian actions and policies fomented by the right wing. more

Saving Our Democracy

The event also focused on reigniting youth activism in the city to accelerate change. more

Daily Dose

It’s a complicated subject, but the bottom line is that our state is incarcerating too many people for too long and for the wrong reasons. It’s expensive, damages our communities and families and doesn’t make our neighborhoods any safer. more

, Issue of the Week 2 Comments

Activities in the Greater Milwaukee Area peacefully pushing back against discriminatory, reactionary, racist and authoritarian actions or policies of the Trump administration, and those of his ilk. more

Saving Our Democracy

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Photo credit: Wisconsin National Guard

Walker needs to show his election year conversion to support for juvenile prison reform isn’t just public relations or, worse, fake news. more

Taking Liberties 2 Comments

The Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for all activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activities that s... more

Saving Our Democracy

The Shepherd Express interviews the ACLU of Wisconsin’s executive director Chris Ott, who shares his thoughts about the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, LGBTQ rights, immigration and the role of his organization in pr... more

News Features 2 Comments

In nearly 90 years of existence, the ACLU of Wisconsin has obtained several resounding victories, such as the 2014 victory over Wisconsin’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. more

Expresso 1 Comments

U.S. judges did the right thing by stepping in to protect abused inmates at Wisconsin juvenile detention centers. more

Taking Liberties 6 Comments

“Since I’ve been living in Wisconsin I’ve gotten to a point where I’m always looking over my shoulder. There’s an anxiety when I go out and take a ride down the street." more

News Features 3 Comments

Well,this was a long time coming. This morning, the ACLU, ACLU of Wisconsin andCovington & Burling filed afederal class action suit alleging that the Milwaukee Police Department’sstop and frisk policy is unconstitutional. Sinceimplementing .. more

Daily Dose 1 Comments

It’s hard to believe June is almost over. I don’t know about you, but I loved both days of summer this year. On the bright side Independence Day is just around the corner! more

Hear Me Out

At this stunning moment in America for LGBT people and everyone who believes in equal rights, the theme of PrideFest 2014: Make Your Moment is at once a call to celebration and action more

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Milwaukee’s The Scarring Party play the old-timey, tuba- and accordion-driven jazz and folk of the 1920s and ’30s—classic American music as re-imagined through the lens of Tom Waits records and haunted carnival rides. Although they&rsquo more

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