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Stop taxpayer funding of the ACLU

32,610 Signatures Goal: 50,000

WHEREAS, the American Civil Liberties Union (the ACLU) has shown itself to be hostile to religious expression by private citizens and the civil rights of people of faith; and WHEREAS, the ACLU has declared war on the Boy Scouts of America, the military of the United States, Christmas displays, public buildings that display the Ten Commandments, and many other American traditions; and WHEREAS, the United States Congress, roughly thirty years ago, passed a provision in United States Code section 1988 that requires taxpayers to pay attorneys in civil rights cases; and WHEREAS, the ACLU has abused that law to make untold millions of dollars simply by suing boy scouts, school children, military academies, cities and towns, with the goal of punishing any who dare to exercise their First Amendment right to religious freedom and expression; and WHEREAS, the vast majority of taxpayers do not want to be forced to pay the ACLU to sue their neighbors and friends in the ACLU\'s efforts to strip America of all signs of faith; and WHEREAS, the Establisment Clause of the First Amendment was not contemplated when USC section 1988 was passed; THEREFORE, the People of the United States call upon their Congress to amend USC section 1988 so that hostile special interest groups such as the ACLU can no longer be granted taxpayer money to attack Americans and their institutions. We, The People, call upon our elected representatives to amend USC section 1988 so that fees are not awarded to the ACLU or any other plaintiff in Establisment Clause cases. We wish for the Free Expression Clause to implicate at least the same financial incentives as attacks upon faith currently have.

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  • Lenora Lawson
    Lenora Lawson United States, San Diego
    Feb 17, 2017
    Feb 17, 2017
    Stop funding of ACLU with public funds
  • earl wayne mays jr
    earl wayne mays jr United States, Chapmanville
    Feb 15, 2017
    Feb 15, 2017
    I resent the very existance of the ACLU and feel they are abusing all Americans for thier sick perverse and anti America agenda. They must be stopped
  • Sherry
    Sherry United States, Jacksonville
    Feb 14, 2017
    Feb 14, 2017
    Illegals broke the law when they came here illegally! Deport them and use the money to care for our veterans!
  • Cheryl Shannon
    Cheryl Shannon United States, Hyattsville
    Feb 14, 2017
    Feb 14, 2017
    Stop spending American tax dollars to the ACLU
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