Submit public comment against nationwide “papers, please”

ICE agents can command any person in public, or in any place they're let into, to show their “papers, please”—and if they don't prove to the agents' satisfaction that they're a citizen or lawfully present, ICE—in a practice called “expedited removal”—can deport them immediately, without so much as an immigration court hearing.

The Trump administration wants to expand this power nationwide.

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Ask Speaker Pelosi to Begin an Impeachment Inquiry!

Tell Speaker Pelosi to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump. Multiple grounds for impeachment already exist, including obstruction of justice, abuse of authority, dereliction of duty, failure to faithfully execute the laws of the United States, directing subordinates to ignore Congressional subpoenas, refusal to obey a lawful court order, and conduct unbecoming.

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Ask your MoCs to wield the Power of the Purse!

In our “checks and balances” government, Congress holds the power of the purse—the authority to direct how the government spends money, and thereby what the government does and how. Trump administration programs and schemes can be blocked by denying them funds, and some of their destructive regulation and rule changes can be countered by mandating how funds have to be used.

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Tell Sens. Feinstein and Harris: No War with Iran!

A war with Iran – yet another endless conflict – will be a disaster for America, a catastrophe for the peoples of the Middle East, and a devastating blow to the world economy. If oil fields and facilities are set afire the global climate crises could be accelerated and intensified. We must do everything possible to prevent right-wing Republicans, Trump, and his cronies from starting such a war in violation of the Constitution and against the wishes and interests of We the People.

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Tell Rep. Speier: No War with Iran!

A war with Iran – yet another endless conflict – will be a disaster for America, a catastrophe for the peoples of the Middle East, and a devastating blow to the world economy. If oil fields and facilities are set afire the global climate crises could be accelerated and intensified. We must do everything possible to prevent right-wing Republicans, Trump, and his cronies from starting such a war in violation of the Constitution and against the wishes and interests of We the People.

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Tell Speaker Pelosi: No War with Iran!

A war with Iran – yet another endless conflict – will be a disaster for America, a catastrophe for the peoples of the Middle East, and a devastating blow to the world economy. If oil fields and facilities are set afire the global climate crises could be accelerated and intensified. We must do everything possible to prevent right-wing Republicans, Trump, and his cronies from starting such a war in violation of the Constitution and against the wishes and interests of We the People.

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Protect Homeless People's Civil Liberties: Oppose SB 1045 Implementation

The Ordinance to implement SB 1045 was heard this Monday, May 13th in the Rules Committee, and in the vote was continued to next Monday, May 20th. Although it may fail in Committee,, Supervisor Mandelman plans to invoke a seldom-used tactic to force a vote by the full Board. It is imperative that you contact your Supervisor this week and let them know that you stand with the ACLU in opposing this Ordinance. Healthcare decisions must not be placed in the hands of the police.

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