The ACLU acronym is now an oxymoron

It is apparent to the most casual observer that the ACLU is no longer a non-partisan protector of liberty in the United States. After the FBI raid on President Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen, there has been no protest from the American Civil Liberties Union. The fact that the Fifth, Fourth, and Sixth Amendments to the Bill of Rights have been violated does not seem to have gained their attention. Is it because they are so far left that the right does no longer matter? 

As Written and Reported By Wanda Caruthers for Newsmax:

The American Civil Liberties Union [ACLU] has “sunk to a new low,” becoming a “cheerleader” for the violation of civil liberties of political opponents, evidenced in the FBI raid earlier this week to obtain documents from President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen, said Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz.

In an opinion piece in the Washington Examiner on Saturday, Dershowitz blasted the raid, saying it could open the door to precedent in seizing records protected by attorney-client privilege, even though the move was a violation to the Fourth and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

“Since the election of President Trump, [the ACLU] has sunk to a new low, becoming a cheerleader for the violation of the civil liberties of those on the other side of the political spectrum,” Dershowitz wrote.

“The ACLU does not discuss the violations of the Fourth and Sixth Amendments that occur as soon as government agents read communications that were supposed to be protected by the Fourth and Sixth Amendments,” he continued.

FBI agents raided Cohen’s home and law office on Monday, reportedly seeking documents related to efforts by Trump and Cohen to prevent the release of a “Hollywood Access” tape during the 2016 presidential campaign, where years before the president made vulgar comments about women….

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Alan Dershowitz: ACLU ‘Sunk to New Low’ in Supporting Cohen Raid | Newsmax.com

 

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