Standing strong in the face of terror

We are closely watching and commenting in the media on all the civil liberties issues raised by the attack and subsequent developments.

ACLU statement on apprehension of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

The American Civil Liberties Union shares the public's relief that the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been apprehended.

Statement on Boston Marathon tragedy by Anthony Romero, national ACLU executive director

Our hearts continue to go out to the people of Massachusetts and to friends and families of those affected by this horrific act of violence, including first responders and law enforcement who have been injured or lost their lives as a result of this attack.

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules social sharing of marijuana is not criminal distribution

ACLU challenged Commonwealth's interpretation that sharing small amounts of marijuana, which voters made non-criminal in 2008, could still be considered a crime.