Why do the transit police have a "Civil Disturbance Unit" bus?

Carol Rose

Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, originally wrote this blog for Boston.com.

Looming bill would authorize detention of US citizens without charge or trial

ACLU of Massachusetts and 12 Boston-area organizations mobilize against the National Defense Authorization Act's indefinite detention provision.

Sen. Kerry should take the lead to stop indefinite detentions of American citizens

Read the letter to Senator Kerry and a blog by ACLU of Massachusetts executive director Carol Rose, urging him to oppose the National Defense Authorization Act, which would make permanent the ability of the military to imprison American citizens without charge or trial.

ACLU, National Lawyers Guild call for peaceful, nonviolent response to Occupy Boston

Boston should avoid mistakes made by carrying out heavy-handed crackdowns against peaceful protestors.