Manar Waheed

Manar Waheed

Manar Waheed is the Legislative and Advocacy Counsel for the ACLU.

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Their recent legislative push stands in stark contrast to repeated attempts by other members of Congress to stamp out constitutionally protected boycotts of Israel. (Photo: Erik McGregor) Views
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
With the Right to Boycott Under Attack, Some Members of Congress Are Pushing Back
More than 250 million Americans , some 78 percent of the population, live in states with anti-boycott laws or policies. With the right to boycott under attack across the United States, some members of Congress are pushing back against these dangerous and unrelenting attacks. Last week,...
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 From airport protests to tragic stories of Muslim families separated, we have heard the outcry for far too long. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Congressional Action to End the Bans—Now and Into the Future
For the first time since President Trump issued his Muslim ban, Congress proposed a legislative solution today to protect immigrant communities from discriminatory bans, immediately and permanently. The long-awaited NO Ban Act , introduced by Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Representative Judy Chu...
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
How Not to Respond to the New York Attack
President Donald Trump on Wednesday provided the perfect lesson in how not to respond to tragedy. Eight people were killed and nearly a dozen more injured yesterday when a man drove into the bike lane of a street in Lower Manhattan. Instead of expressing unity and resilience, Trump took to Twitter...
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