The Government Is Blacklisting People Based on Predictions of Future Crimes

The Government Is Blacklisting People Based on Predictions of Future Crimes By Hina Shamsi, Director, ACLU National Security Project Imagine: You’ve never been charged with any crime, yet the government blacklists you as a terrorism threat and bans you from flying indefinitely. You’re separated from family members, can’t get to weddings or funerals or religious obligations, and lose jobs because you can’t travel or your employer finds out you’re blacklisted. You know what the government has done violates your constitutionally protected ability to travel and to be free from false stigma.…

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