Anthony Romero

Anthony D. Romero is the Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, the nation’s premier defender of liberty and individual freedom. An attorney with a history of public-interest activism, Romero has presided over the most successful membership growth in the ACLU’s history and a large increase in national and affiliate staff. Romero is the ACLU’s sixth executive director, and the first Latino and openly gay man to serve in that capacity. He is the author of In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror.

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