Dear President-Elect Trump,
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has stood as this nation’s premier defender of freedom and justice for all.
As you assume the nation’s highest office, we must ask you now as president-elect to reconsider and change course on certain campaign promises you have made.
Specifically, you promised to:
- amass a deportation force to remove 11 million undocumented immigrants
- ban the entry of Muslims and institute aggressive surveillance…
The Social Security Reform Act of 2016, which is a bill that was introduced just weeks ago and aims to make retirement age 69 and greatly cut benefits. This bill will negatively impact the elderly and people who rely on government assistance such as veterans and the disabled. Yet instead of raising the income limits on Social Security taxes, the GOP’s solution to "saving" Social Security is to carve it up, cut benefits, and privatize it. That's not a viable solution for the millions of…Continue