‘The Fight’ review: Celebrating real-life superheroes from the ACLU

Although “The Fight” is swift and jam-packed with ups, downs, wins, losses, injunctions, stays, hearings and Trump speeches, the film is remarkably detailed and careful, and in fact, it reckons with the ACLU’s mission, their dedication to defending civil liberties for all, not just the people we agree with. They’ve defended far-right and alt-right groups, radical Muslims and Nazis from Skokie, Illinois. But their defense of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where Heather Heyer was murdered by white supremacist terrorist James Fields Jr., weighs heavy on many in the organization, who try to understand if there are limits to defending free speech, at least for them.

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