Thank you for reading thecheers.org's breaking news stories.

ACLU receives record number of donations

 article about ACLU receives record number of donations
2017-01-30 04:27:16
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) received a record number of donations over the weekend. According to the organization's Executive Director Anthony Romero they usually receive around four million dollars a year, but tnow they had received more than $24 million from over 350 000 donations. Average person donated $68.

The huge amounts of donations came in after president Trump's executive order on immigration ban took effect.

"
What we've seen is an unprecedented public reaction to the challenges of the Trump administration. -- Anthony Romero


In addition to raising $24,164,691 in one weekend (six times the amount of what they usually raise in a year), they signed up 150 000 new members. The membership numbers have been growing since November when Donald Trump was elected president, from roughly 400 000 to over one million.

"
People are fired up and want to be engaged. What we've seen is an unprecedented public reaction to the challenges of the Trump administration. -- ACLU's executive director Anthony Romero


The American Civil Liberties Union is a non-partisan, non-profit organization.




have your say


more in Breaking News
Drugmakers are stockpiling drugs in preparation for a messy Brexit
ACLU receives record number of donations

Two drugmakers, Swiss Novartis and French Sanofi, said on Wednesday that they are stockpiling drugs in preparation for a messy Brexit. Meaning for the possibility that Britain leaves EU without a proper Brexit deal.

According to Trump...you need an ID to buy groceries
ACLU receives record number of donations

During a rally in Florida Donald Trump said that you need a picture ID card to buy groceries in the United States.

Trump becomes the kid next door 2.0 after his ego is hit
ACLU receives record number of donations

Trump has always been able to show his true face from the worst possible angle, but before today he hasn't shown us the shouting bitch on Facebook side. But nobody should actually be surprised now that this has happened.

Trump about Harley-Davidson: If it moves operations overseas, they will be taxed like never before!
ACLU receives record number of donations

Harley Davidson's CEO Matthew S Levatich announced that the company will be moving part of its operation overseas. Trump's answer is as usually, the one of an eight-year-old bully.

The U.S. and South Korea call off military exercises
ACLU receives record number of donations

The U.S. and South Korea have indefinitely suspended joint military exercises on the border of North Korea. That's part of the agreement that Trump made in Singapore with the North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un.

thecheers.org

Welcome to TheCheers! We've been around for a long time now, since 2004, publishing articles by people from all over the world. Roughly 300 people from 30 different countries have written for us over the years. Should you want to become a volunteer contributor, be sure to contact us!

Educational resources
Entertainment Blogs
get in touch

You can contact us via The Cheers Facebook page or The Cheers NEW Twitter account.