ACLU Sees Trump-Era Surge in Members and Donations

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An article in the Associated Press says that the ACLU is seeing a Trump-Era surge in members and donations. We’re going to be talking about this and the opposition that we’re seeing against the Trump administration and other issues in Washington, D.C., and around the country.

Mat Staver: Now this article — and this was a few weeks ago — said that the ACLU, after the election, actually raised $80 million online alone. $24 million over a two day surge, which is a record for the ACLU. This was after Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. $24 million online over a two day period. A record! This adds to the ACLU $220 million budget. They raised nearly a third of that since the election.

Their membership, they say, has more than doubled.

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Now, I remember when we were litigating the Kim Davis case, and some of the left-wing radical media, they would say, “Oh…you’re just doing this to raise funds.” Well, certainly we weren’t doing that to raise funds. No question about it. We spent a whole lot more than we could ever get in at that time…

 

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