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Background: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded in 1920 by Roger Nash Baldwin. A Harvard-educated agnostic from a Boston family of Unitarians, Baldwin was mentored by Emma Goldman, the “Red Queen of Anarchy,” who had been mentored by Russian revolutionary Peter Alexeevich Kropotkin. The ACLU comprises two different organizations, both of which go by the name ACLU. The American Civil Liberties Union, with a membership of over 500,000, engages in… Read More