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What does ACLU stand for?

ACLU stands for American Civil Liberties Union

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Less than four months after a gay marriage bill was suddenly shelved in the Maryland House after passage in the Senate proponents are preparing a new effort, , Freedom to Marry, Progressive Maryland, labor unions Service Employees International Union and Communications Workers of America, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
ITEM: "The 'intelligent design' movement is et disguised form of religion and should not be taught in public schools, said an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union who specializes in the freedom of religion," reported the Louisville Courier Journal for November 4.
Instead, 50 Ways--subtitled "The Complete Guide to Supporting Family, Friends, Neighbors or Yourself"--offers exceedingly benign views from representatives of such organizations as Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, the Human Rights Campaign, Lambda Legal, and the American Civil Liberties Union as well as activists and writers including Judy Shepard, the Reverend Troy Perry, and The Advocate's Anne Stockwell.
Tim Butz, director of the Nebraska state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, said that two state troopers tried to intimidate him after he screened Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties, a documentary that criticizes the USA Patriot Act, reports AP.