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Sam Adams and Mayor Walsh should sponsor St. Patrick's Peace Day


Carol Rose

Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, originally wrote this blog for Boston.com.

I like Sam Adams beer. I also like Samuel Adams, the American patriot, after whom the beer was named.

As I'm sure all of you history buffs recall, Adams was the guy who in 1768 called on the American colonists to engage in "non-cooperation" with the British crown, on the grounds that the occupation of Boston by British soldiers violated the British constitution.

At Liberty: Friday, March 14, 2014

Supreme Judicial Court rules government misconduct must be presumed in Dookhan drug-lab cases

ACLU urges a resolution that shifts burden of ascertaining which convictions must be vacated from defendants to prosecutors.

At Liberty: Friday, March 7, 2014

Massachusetts legislators weigh privacy protections

Following ongoing national revelations about domestic surveillance and lack of federal leadership, ACLU urges Massachusetts lawmakers to bolster privacy at the state level.