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Supreme Court ruling on cell phones searches shapes privacy for years to come

ACLU praises decision "restoring privacy to the levels that existed before the digital era."



Matthew R. Segal

Matthew Segal, legal director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, wrote this blog.

How Massachusetts saved the freedom to marry


Christopher Ott

Christopher Ott, communications director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, wrote this guest blog.

When it comes to marriage, supporters of LGBT rights have more to celebrate than ever in conjunction with this year’s Pride events.

Sam Adams and Mayor Walsh should sponsor St. Patrick's Peace Day


Carol Rose

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

I like Sam Adams beer. I also like Samuel Adams, the American patriot, after whom the beer was named.

As I'm sure all of you history buffs recall, Adams was the guy who in 1768 called on the American colonists to engage in "non-cooperation" with the British crown, on the grounds that the occupation of Boston by British soldiers violated the British constitution.

Mayor Walsh should honor St. Patrick by marching with Veterans for Peace



Carol Rose

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

Newly-elected Mayor Marty Walsh should be commended for trying to open Boston's annual St. Patrick's Day parade to all of Boston's residents by brokering an invitation for gay-rights groups to march in the parade.