Annual Report: 60 Years of Fighting for Civil Liberties (2011)

The New York Civil Liberties Union’s 60th anniversary is both a milestone and a marker in our ongoing commitment to preserve and protect our democracy. Since its founding in 1951, the NYCLU has helped shape our society and made a difference in people’s lives.

Over the past 60 years the NYCLU has:

  • Contested the witch hunts and loyalty oaths of the McCarthy era and protected the right to protest
  • Stopped school censorship and ended forced prayer in the public schools
January 1, 2012

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