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Taylor Swift's Lawyers Fall Silent Amid First Amendment Feud With ACLU-Defended Blogger Meghan Herning

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Looks like Taylor Swift isn't planning to wage war against the ACLU!

As we previously reported, the Gorgeous singer's legal team went after the blog PopFront as they threatened to sue the outlet if they didn't take down a piece titled Swiftly To The Alt-Right: Taylor Subtly Gets The Lower Case kkk In Formation.

Related: Taylor Blessed Shoppers At Target With A Surprise Visit!

At the time, Swift's lawyer William J. Briggs hit the publication with a cease-and-desist letter and dragged the article for being defamatory as it was allegedly "replete with demonstrable and offensive falsehoods." In response to the reaction from Taylor's team, the blog post's author Meghan Herning reached out to the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.

Understandably, Herning felt her First Amendment rights were being encroached upon. Well it seems as though the ACLU's involvement in this issue has scared off the blonde chart topper's attorneys as they've yet to receive a response from Camp Swift.

As per the update given on Thursday, the ACLU clapped back at the "meritless legal defamation and copyright threats against" Herning and asked Swift's legal team to respond by November 13. On the 27-year-old's lawyers' recent silence, ACLU attorney Michael Risher noted in a statement:

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The Blogger Being Threatened By Taylor Swift's Legal Team Speaks Out In The Name Of Free Speech

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The saga continues.

As we reported, blogger Meghan Herning analyzed Taylor Swift's appeal to white supremacists in a PopFront article from September provocatively titled "Swiftly to the alt-right: Taylor subtly gets the lower case kkk in formation". She was surprised to learn nearly a month later that the Gorgeous singer's legal team was hitting her with a cease-and-desist letter, threatening to sue for defamation.

That's when the ACLU stepped in to defend the blog post as "opinion protected by the First Amendment."

Now, Herning is speaking out for the first time since the legal drama went down.

Related: Blake Lively's Daughter Is Credited On Taylor's Gorgeous!

Speaking to Newsweek, the writer said she couldn't believe the aggressive response at first:

"When I saw [the letter] at first, I didn't even think it was real. I was just kind of like, 'OK, how do I verify this?' … PopFront is a writing collective I started with a few of my friends. [I] definitely never thought she would see it."

But it didn't take long before she questioned the legitimacy of Taylor's threat and decided to contact the ACLU:

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Camila Cabello Will Give You The Feels With Her Cover Of Michael Jackson's Man In The Mirror!

Camila Cabello was just one of the amazing artists to perform during Zedd's ACLU benefit concert in Los Angeles on Monday night!

While the solo star unsurprisingly sang Bad Things on stage with MGK, the former Fifth Harmony songstress also beautifully covered Michael Jackson's hit Man In The Mirror!

Related: Shawn Mendes & Camila Cover Ed Sheeran!

What a perfect song for a great cause! And if her song choice wasn't enough of a statement, Camila even rocked a "RESIST" t-shirt!

Of course, the 20-year-old wasn't the only one to hit the stage to raise money for the American Civil Liberties Union, as Halsey, Tinashe, Macklemore, Miguel, Bebe Rexha, Imagine Dragons, Skrillex, Daya, and Incubus also had appearances.

Cabello was the lucky singer to close out the show with her amazing performances though, which you can watch (above and below)!

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Tina Fey Calls Out College-Educated White Women Who Voted For Donald Trump: 'It's Going To Affect You Eventually'

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Preach, Tina Fey, Preach!!!!!

The star spoke on Saturday night at a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union, and in her speech to the crowd there, she wasn't making jokes as much as she was calling out people who may have thoughtlessly supported Donald Trump during the 2016 election.

And those people she called out?! White, college-educated women. Yep — Tina went after them HARD.

Related: Donald Trump — April's Real Fool

In hers peech, Fey said about white women who may have voted for Trump:

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OMG, There's A Bowling Green Massacre Victims Fund Now!

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Instead of Donald Trump blaming "fake news" on everyone else, maybe he should take a look at his own damn team.

ICYMI, POTUS's verbal garbage disposal (AKA Kellyanne Conway) went on national television on Thursday to defend Drumpf's immigation ban by saying:

"I bet it's brand new information to people that President Obama had a six-month ban on the Iraqi refugee program after two Iraqis came here to this country, were radicalized and they were the masterminds behind the Bowling Green massacre. It didn't get covered."

You're right, Kellyanne… this IS brand new information because IT NEVER HAPPENED.

Related: Kellyanne Reveals Her Own Story Of Sexual Harassment

Anyway, shortly after this offering of alternative facts, the Internet proved once again to be a glorious place because there's now a Bowling Green Massacre Victims Fund… and the donate button goes to the ACLU!!

Yasss.

The description on the site HIGHlariously mocks Conway's latest embarrassment by saying:

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Amber Heard Thinks Johnny Depp Should Pay DOUBLE For Directly Donating Their Settlement — And Here's Why!

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Is the divorce drama ever actually going to be over?

After finally settling their contentious legal battle — including the domestic violence allegationsAmber Heard announced she would be donating all $7 million she received from Johnny Depp to charity.

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Following the blonde's admission, the eccentric actor then revealed he would be directly donating to the two charities of his former flame's choice, Children's Hospital of LA and ACLU, and has already started to send checks their way.

However, Miz Heard does NOT approve of her ex's decision, and is now insisting that he pay double what he initially agreed, and here's why.

The actress' team says that the 53-year-old wouldn't actually be shelling out the full $7 million if he passed along the checks himself, because he'd be getting a charitable tax deduction!

Plus, the Justice League star maintains that the money is no longer the Kentucky native's to give away.

The 30-year-old's people told TMZ:

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LGBT Advocacy Groups Sue North Carolina Over The State's New Anti-Gay Law!

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Good for these groups standing up for equal rights!

Three people and several LGBT advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit against North Carolina on Monday morning over the state's passage of a law that ended local LGBT rights ordinances and restricted bathroom use for transgender individuals.

Related: At Least Georgia Is Doing The Right Thing!

The lawsuit, backed by the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and Equality North Carolina, seeks to dismiss the law in question — House Bill 2 — in no uncertain terms:

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