Civil Liberties under attack: Graduated Color Map of USA


The ACLU put out a map this week showing in graduated colors those states where civil liberties were threatened so far this year.  The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) is a staunch defender of constitutionality, standing up for separation of church and state, gay rights, women’s rights, and equality among people no matter who they are.   From the ACLU:

“Three troubling trends of the 2011 state legislative session were:

  1. restrictions on accessing abortion;
  2. racial profiling bills targeting Latinos and immigrants; and
  3. measures suppressing the right to vote.”

Where does your state fall? Click on the map to be directed to an interactive view:

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