While most Americans are stuck working from home, or not working at all, the ACLU has pushed things into overdrive.
The organization and its multiple affiliated branches have filed lawsuit after lawsuit around the country demanding that criminals and illegal aliens be released. Their concern lies with the particular “vulnerability” to COVID possessed by the incarcerated.
How is releasing droves of criminals and illegal aliens around the country supposed to remedy the crisis?
Check out some of the ACLU’s latest tweets, including one celebrating the release of a convicted child sex abuser:
Newsweek reports on the ACLU's actions:
The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a lawsuit against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency demanding the release of immigrant detainees in Tacoma, Washington, who could be vulnerable to coronavirus.
The lawsuit, being filed on Monday in partnership with the ACLU of Washington and the Northwest Immigrant Right Project (NWIRP), calls on ICE to release detainees who are believed to be at "high risk" of facing serious health consequences if they contract COVID-19 in the event of an outbreak at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center.
In an interview with Newsweek, ACLU senior staff attorney Eunice Cho said that with Washington being a key "epicenter" of the outbreak in the U.S., with 42 of the country's 69 coronavirus-related deaths so far occurring in the state, the health of immigrant detainees could soon be put at risk.
The detainees that the ACLU is suing ICE on behalf of "all have underlying medical conditions or are older adults who are particularly susceptible to serious illnesses if they contract COVID-19."
"These individuals are particularly at high risk of serious infection or death if they come down with COVID-19," she said.
The lawsuit, which is expected to be filed on Monday afternoon in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, includes testimony from leading public health experts Dr. Marc Stern, Dr. Robert Greifinger, and Dr. Jonathan Golob.
All doctors have testified about the potential danger the continued detention of people at high risk of illness or death from COVID-19 could pose, Cho said.
"ICE has the responsibility to protect the safety of all who are in immigration detention," Matt Adams, the legal director for NWIRP, said in a statement shared with Newsweek.
Many are questioning why some of the worst criminals, including rapists and drug dealers, are the ones being released.
Take a look:
Breitbart details the ACLU's lawsuit in California that led to the release of several child molesters:
A California federal judge, appointed by former President Jimmy Carter, has mandated the release from prison of six illegal aliens and legal immigrants convicted of child molestation, child abuse, drunk driving, and drug trafficking.
United States District Court for the Central District of California Judge Terry Hatter Jr. has ordered the release of six illegal aliens and legal immigrants, the majority of whom have been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody after felony convictions. Some of these felonies include violent crimes against children.
The billionaire George Soros-funded American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) argues that the six illegal aliens and legal immigrants must be released due to fear that they could contract the Chinese coronavirus while in ICE detention.