Civil Liberties

Jon Queally, staff writer
"It's hard to put into words how mind bogglingly absurd this executive order is," said Evan Greer, deputy director of Fight for the Future, following a leaked White House draft of what her group has dubbed the 'Censor the Internet' order. (Photo: alexskopje/iStock/Getty Images)
"In practice, this executive order would mean that whichever political party is in power could dictate what speech is allowed on the Internet."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"ICE is running facial recognition searches against millions of photos. You...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
a facial recognition system for law enforcement
"The city is sending a bold statement that it won't sit by idly while the...

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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...