Civil Liberties

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Once a dangerous surveillance system like this is turned against the public, the harm can't be undone."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Kyle Duncan speaking on Nov. 29, 2017 to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination by President Donald Trump to be judge of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. (Photo: CSPAN)
"Time and again, Mr. Duncan has been on the wrong side of justice," says Sen...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"The unleashing of hatred towards journalists is one of the worst threats to...


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...