The Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union is an affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union. The national ACLU, founded in the 1920s, is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to upholding and protecting the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
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