On The ACLU

Discussion in 'Religion and Ethics' started by Annie, Nov 13, 2005.

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    Looks like the skin-heads & neo-nazis are losing their legal support...
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    ACLU Will No Longer Automatically Defend Free Speech For Groups With Firearms
    8/18/2017 - The ACLU will no longer automatically defend free speech for groups that use firearms during protests, according to a statement released Thursday by the civil liberties group.
     
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    They defended Sean Hannity.
     
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    "“It’s neither a blanket no or a blanket yes,” said Anthony Romero, the ACLU’s executive director, to The Wall Street Journal. “The events of Charlottesville require any judge, any police chief and any legal group to look at the facts of any white-supremacy protests with a much finer comb.”"

    Am I to assume that they will still represent a firearm carrying protest group that is NOT white supremacist? The ACLU is going to take it upon themselves to decide who deserves 1st Amendment protection and who doesn't? And there's a difference between carrying a firearm and using one.
     

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