What Snowden hath wrought

What Snowden hath wrought

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- If President Obama adopts the recommendations of his blue-ribbon panel on the reform of the National Security Agency's massive surveillance program, will the political and legal challenges to that program evaporate like the last few drops of single-malt whiskey in a glass?
NSA chief: Leaks changed terrorists' operations

NSA chief: Leaks changed terrorists' operations

ASPEN, Colo., July 23 (UPI) -- Terrorists have changed their methods of operation because of U.S. secrets leaker Edward Snowden's disclosures, the National Security Agency director said.

ACLU blasts CIA 'hit list'

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- A policy authorizing the use of lethal force against terrorist suspects, including U.S. citizens, is beyond the limits of the law, the ACLU said.

King, ACLU director spar over detainees

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Peter King said Sunday the American Civil Liberties Union is wrong to press the government to release photographs of torture of terror detainees.

ACLU sues over cancer gene patents

NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) -- Patenting pure genes linked to diseases is unconstitutional and slows down research progress, civil liberties advocates claim.

ACLU pushes for gay marriage nationwide

PHILADELPHIA, May 11 (UPI) -- It's just a matter of time before same-sex marriage is legal throughout the United States, the head of the American Civil Liberties Union said.

ACLU urges Obama to close Gitmo

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says it has started an ad campaign urging U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp.

ACLU goes to bat for senator in sex case

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a court motion suggesting the sex-related arrest of conservative Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, was unconstitutional.

Analysis: Court nixes Patriot Act subpoena

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that a provision of the Patriot Act allowing the FBI to issue secret subpoenas to Internet service providers and other communications companies is unconstitutional, and has ordered the bureau to cease using them.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

ACLU fights returning classified info

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union in New York is challenging a federal grand jury subpoena to turn over an unsolicited classified document it received.

FBI defends Web site monitoring

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- The FBI is denying allegations it encroached on civil rights by monitoring Web sites that called for civil disobedience in 2004's U.S. political conventions.

DoD acknowledges more abuse incidents

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- New documents released by the Pentagon this week reveal more cases of abuse against detainees, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday.

Gonzales, ACLU powwow on Patriot Act

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales met Wednesday with the American Civil Liberties Union officials to try to ease concerns with the Patriot Act.

Murphy, ACLU's top lobbyist, steps down

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union's chief lobbyist, Laura Murphy, is resigning after 12 years in the post, The Hill reported Tuesday.

ACLU: Files indicate checkpoint shootings

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- The latest documents released by the Army describe shootings of unarmed civilians at Iraqi checkpoints, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
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Anthony Romero
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Executive Director Anthony Romero speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference, in Washington on October 16 2006. Romero participated in a panel discussion entitled "Torture, Secrecy and Surveillance: Holding Government Accountable." (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Anthony D. Romero is the American executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Romero was born in New York City on July 9, 1965 to Puerto Rican parents Demetrio and Coralie Romero. He was raised in the Bronx.

Romero was the first member of his family to graduate high school. He graduated from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1987 and received a graduate degree from Stanford University Law School. He was a Dinkelspiel Scholar at Stanford University, a Cane Scholar at Princeton, and a National Hispanic Scholar at both institutions.

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