Looking to 2019, states will continue to be critical battlegrounds in the fight against authoritarianism – and Massachusetts will be on the forefront. In the face of unprecedented challenges from the federal government, Massachusetts must exercise leadership to shape the future of freedom for our generation and those to come.

This legislative session, the ACLU of Massachusetts – together with our supporters, volunteers, and community partners – are setting out to reaffirm our democratic values and ensure civil liberties are not lost on our watch.

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Safe Communities Act

State and local law enforcement should focus on protecting residents and preventing crime, not forcefully deporting our neighbors and tearing apart families.

January 30, 2019 Immigrants' Rights