The ACLU received nearly $1 million in donations the first day after Donald Trump's election.
Marlene Breverman stashed this in ACLU v. Trump
"The American Civil Liberties Union has received a record 14,000 online donations totaling $940,000 since Donald Trump's upset victory Tuesday evening.
"In terms of online donations in a single-day, it far exceeds anything we've seen before," the ACLU's chief development officer Mark Weir told Business Insider in a statement.
Donations skyrocketed on Wednesday after the organization published a harsh message for the president-elect, promising its "full firepower" should Trump seek to undermine the Constitution or violate Americans' rights with the proposals he campaigned on.
The ACLU warned Trump that it will be "eternally vigilant every day of your presidency" and will "never waver" from protecting Americans' Constitutional rights."
(published in The New York Times, 11/11/2016)
I wonder how far $1 million goes for the ACLU.
And think how much money regional offices will need!
Here are some organizations that directly inform and legally challenge attempted religious over-reach at local levels:
"Americans United for Separation of Church and State" https://www.au.org
"Secular Coalition for America" https://www.secular.org
"Freedom From Religion Foundation" https://ffrf.org
... and the classic "People For the American Way" http://www.pfaw.org/press-releases/2016/11/people-american-way-statement-election-results
I had no idea there are so many organizations just for religious overreach.
Immigrant rights, women's rights, and freedom of expression will all get workouts in the next few years too.
$7.2 million in donations so far:
"We are also analyzing the civil liberties records of potential high-ranking federal appointees." :)
They are going to be so busy!
Creating more jobs... just like Trump said he'd do. ;)
Silly me, I should have known that's what he meant.