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Much of DU already hates the ACLU for supporting the Citizens United decision (nt) Nye Bevan Sep 2016 #1
ya can't help but question that move for sure. very very strange Divine Discontent Sep 2016 #2
I don't Bucky Sep 2016 #8
Amen to that Bucky. Dyedinthewoolliberal Sep 2016 #20
Well said PatSeg Sep 2016 #30
Do you have a link or anything? demmiblue Sep 2016 #3
I support the ACLU when I agree with them.... Adrahil Sep 2016 #4
^^^ THIS ^^^ Tarheel_Dem Sep 2016 #5
+1 uponit7771 Sep 2016 #40
ACLU has defended the Klan, T-Baggers and Limbaugh among others. lpbk2713 Sep 2016 #6
ACLU position on flag desecration klook Sep 2016 #27
+1, good point... they have a history of having the strength of their convictions uponit7771 Sep 2016 #41
I turned on them 40 years ago marybourg Sep 2016 #7
Yes, god forbid you uphold a principle when it applies to shitheads. X_Digger Sep 2016 #11
They can speak, but they're marybourg Sep 2016 #16
you gotta do what you gotta do, but I can explain my reasoning for reaching Warren DeMontague Sep 2016 #22
"I support free speech. Not as a preference, but as a principle." NaturalHigh Sep 2016 #24
Strange reason to "turn" on them...I thought the ACLU was incredibly brave and courageous tritsofme Sep 2016 #12
"America isn't easy. America is advanced citizenship" LongtimeAZDem Sep 2016 #17
If he wishes to speak, fine. marybourg Sep 2016 #18
But my money is MY speech AlbertCat Sep 2016 #32
"Corporations are people, my friend." -- Rmoney. Iggo Sep 2016 #35
The only proper response would be to get yourself... Rochester Sep 2016 #19
I hate Illinois nazis. Iggo Sep 2016 #36
That has happened many times liberal N proud Sep 2016 #9
If they have to remain 'pure' and can't make decisions on their own... randome Sep 2016 #10
The ACLU went over the top ages ago. MohRokTah Sep 2016 #13
Free Him,,,, Has Russia Locked him up Cryptoad Sep 2016 #15
There are people here who think that it should be illegal to draw 'blasphemous' cartoons. Warren DeMontague Sep 2016 #21
Since the ACLU is very pro-free speech... NaturalHigh Sep 2016 #23
DU has never really liked the ACLU linuxman Sep 2016 #25
Ten minuites n/t Kilgore Sep 2016 #26
while i respect the ACLU, i also have often thought some of their stances went against my principles La Lioness Priyanka Sep 2016 #28
DU is never more than one Rawstory 'article' away from turning on anything. Bonx Sep 2016 #29
LOL...I only wish I could disagree. NaturalHigh Sep 2016 #39
?? Been away from DU for awhile, have we? Blue_Tires Sep 2016 #31
Correct! Everyone is falling for Stone's marketing for his film. FSogol Sep 2016 #33
There are many authoritarians among Democrats alarimer Sep 2016 #34
That is their right however naive I think they're being but arthritisR_US Sep 2016 #38
I support free speech for all including assholes. PufPuf23 Sep 2016 #42
Free speech is free speeh. But what is speech? Is it something tangible and attributable? haele Sep 2016 #43
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