an organization founded in 1920 to defend the civil rights of all U.S. citizens.
Abbreviation: ACLU, A.C.L.U.
On Wednesday, Williams posted on Twitter a response from the American Civil Liberties Union declining to take up her case.
Lynnae Williams: The CIA Spy Who Tweets Eli Lake March 28, 2012
The American Civil Liberties Union maintains that the rule is fully constitutional.
Obama’s Baffling Catholic Decision: Birth Control Trumps Religious Freedom Kirsten Powers February 6, 2012
The good news is that groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and the NAACP have filed suit against the state.
North Carolina’s Attack on Voting Rights Jamelle Bouie August 12, 2013
This is especially true of individuals who have led the American Civil Liberties Union, founded in 1920.
The Big Idea: How Sex Became a Civil Liberty Leigh Ann Wheeler May 30, 2013
After a time as a field director at the American Civil Liberties Union office in Washington, D.C., Bellows returned to Maine.
Pro-Pot, Pro-Gay, Anti-NSA… and Running for Senate David Freedlander April 3, 2014
A consortium of scientists and the American Civil Liberties Union eventually sued to invalidate the patents a few years ago.
The Supremes Get It Right, Naturally. Sam Kean June 13, 2013
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
An organization founded in 1920 in the wake of the red scare to defend civil liberties. The ACLU has often defended the rights of individuals aligned with unpopular causes, including American communists and Nazis.
- American civil war
the war in the U.S. between the North and the South, 1861–65. Contemporary Examples Many of us have tired of the blizzard of histories marking the sesquicentennial of the first years of the American Civil War. Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed Marc Wortman August 31, 2014 Memorial Day began as Decoration […]
- American cloth
. noun a glazed or waterproofed cotton cloth
- American cockroach
a large, reddish-brown cockroach, Periplaneta americana, found originally in the southern U.S. but now widely distributed.
- American college test
Trademark. a standardized college admissions test developed by ACT, Inc., measuring English, mathematics, reading, and science skills: originally an abbreviation of American College Testing/American College Test. Compare . Association of Classroom Teachers. Australian Capital Territory. noun something done or performed; a deed the performance of some physical or mental process; action (capital when part of […]