Civil Liberties

Jon Queally, staff writer
Civil libertarians, racial justice advocates, and NFL players from across the league expressed outrage overnight after President Donald Trump called on owners of professional football teams to fire players who express their political views. In a veiled reference to quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who last season started a wave of protest by kneeling...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives to view the solar eclipse at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Amid a furious and " chilling " push by the Trump Justice Department to root...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
The United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday that U.S. President...

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With the sweep of his pen, President Donald Trump caused the U.S. immigration system to go into total disarray and sowed global chaos and confusion on Friday afternoon. The executive order he signed at 4:42 p.m. suspended all Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely, prohibited any other refugees from coming into the country for 120 days, and banned foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the country for 90 days. Refugees and people were caught...