Friday, September 15, 2006

No Dissent Allowed in the ACLU

Black civil libertarian booted out for not being secretive enough:

"Another American Civil Liberties Union board member who clashed with leaders of the group has been voted off the organization's national board....

"I'm free at last, at least from the ACLU," Mr. Brittain quipped

Last year, the ACLU voted a vocal dissident, Michael Meyers, off its board. Another critic of the organization's leadership, Wendy Kaminer, left in June after choosing not to run for re-election. However, the departure of Mr. Brittain is notable because he was rarely quoted in the press and generally confined his critiques to board meetings and online discussions among board members."

Details here

(HT Stop the ACLU)

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