The ACLU of Massachusetts is calling on the State Senate to restrict qualified immunity, ban dangerous police tactics, and press pause on government use of face surveillance technology.
Across the country, people are demanding a complete shift in policing. The State Senate's bill responds to that call to action.
More than 100 organizations support two Massachusetts bills that would hold police accountable for violence and abuse.
Easthampton now joins six other Massachusetts municipalities—Boston, Springfield, Cambridge, Northampton, Brookline, and Somerville—which passed bans over the past year.
The Boston City Council voted unanimously to pass a ban on city government use of face surveillance technology, becoming the second largest city in the world to do so.
We commend the court for holding that the Trump administration acted unlawfully in ending the DACA program. Make no mistake: President Trump and his administration’s decision to abandon the DACA program was a political one, not a legal one.