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ACLU responds to "What might have been: Life under President Romney" by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

Published in the Baltimore Sun on January 30, 2013

Issues: Free Speech Religious Liberty

Marriage at Midnight, and More Updates!

Same-sex couples in Baltimore can get married at City Hall starting at 12:30 AM on New Year's Day

Issues: LGBT Rights

Adding Audio Recording to Surveillance Cameras Threatens A Whole New Level of Monitoring in American Life

Audio surveillance to cameras will be an enormous and significant new assault on our privacy and will reshape the character of public life in America.

Issues: Privacy & Technology Safe and Free

The long road to marriage equality in Maryland

The ACLU's enduring role in the November 6 victory

Issues: LGBT Rights

DREAM Act Passage in Maryland Should Spark Federal Action

Maryland DREAM Act paves the way for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform

Issues: Immigrants' Rights Student Achievement Youth Rights

A Marriage Moment (and Another One to Come)

Voters in at least two states have affirmed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples

Issues: LGBT Rights

Your Voting Rights Checklist

Are you ready to cast your ballot? Use this great tool from the ACLU of Maryland Election Protection Campaign and find out!

Issues: Voting Rights and Elections

Maryland is on the verge of history

With only 100 days left until Election Day, join us for the Marylanders for Marriage Equality Day of Action!

Issues: LGBT Rights


Request your Automatic License Plate Reader data from state and local police

Issues: Privacy & Technology Police Practices Open Government

You Have the Right to Record Police Actions

DOJ affirms what the ACLU has been saying for years: citizens have a Constitutional right to record police officers publicly performing their official duties

Issues: Free Speech Privacy & Technology Police Practices