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The ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation works on cases that involve violations of civil liberties and civil rights guaranteed by the Constitution and related laws, such as your rights to due process, equal protection, religious freedom, privacy, speech, association, and your rights to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures and cruel and unusual punishment.
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