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John Stephenson blogs at Stop the ACLU.
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Role of ACLU Decisive in Moving KSM Trial to New York

Monday, November 16th, 2009 - by John Stephenson

The organization lobbied hard behind closed doors to make this day a reality for the 9/11 mastermind.

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The ACLU’s Glaring Hypocrisy on Privacy Issues

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 - by John Stephenson

Privacy for Guantanamo detainees, but not for their CIA interrogators.

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The ACLU vs. The Gideons

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 - by John Stephenson

The American Civil Liberties Union protests when Bibles are distributed at public schools — but Muslim prayer and footbaths in schools doesn't seem to bother them.

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The Kennedy Legacy: Brought To You By the U.S. Taxpayer

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 - by John Stephenson

Over one in five earmark dollars for Massachusetts from the budget bill goes to enhance the mystique of America's royal family.

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Memo to Anti-Prop 8 Activists: Leave the Mormons Alone!

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

Vandalism and violent tantrums won't change anyone's mind about gay marriage.

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Raging Over California’s Gay Marriage Proposition

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

The vote on Proposition 8 may be over, but the battles continue.

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Tweaking the Terrorist Watch List

Friday, July 18th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

The ACLU says there are one million names on the list. The fact that they are wrong doesn't discredit many of the solutions they offer to fix the real flaws of the program.

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FISA Heads for a Battle Royale in the Senate

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

The FISA compromise passed by the House last week has not stopped the ACLU from fighting the bill.

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Great Britain’s Free Speech Breakdown

Saturday, June 7th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

The British were recently made aware of the dangers of a law that restricts offensive speech after the arrest of a teenager for using the word "cult" on a sign to describe the Church of Scientology.

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Defending Freedom – Or Terrorists? The ACLU’s Greatest Hits

Monday, May 5th, 2008 - by John Stephenson

The ACLU is unpopular and an obstacle to national security, but thanks to skilled PR, it is still considered respectable.

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