Saturday Night Live (SNL) TV show veterans like Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler and many more will host the modern-day telethon of "Stands for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU" to raise awareness and funds for the non-profit organization, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The ACLU Facebook Live Telethon will also be participated by Padma Lakshmi, Tituss Burgess, Tracy Morgan, Jon Hamm, Josh Charles, Zosia Mamet, Jane Krakowski, Uzo Aduba, Ike Barinholtz and many more.
According to Variety, The ACLU Facebook live telethon will be streamed from an undisclosed location in New York City on March 31 at 7 p.m. ET via the Facebook pages for Stand for Rights 2017, the Huffington Post and Funny or Die -- of which are collaborated with Friend of a Friend Production and Maggie Vision in producing the event. Moreover, Funny or Die is producing original videos that will premiere throughout the telecast, which is expected to run at least for three hours.
The topic brought in the ACLU Facebook live telethon according to ACLU executive director Anthony D. Romero and as reported by Hollywood Reporter is to hold off the worst of the abuses and confront the unconstitutional and wrong-headed policies and executive orders in a harder attempt to defend the rights of people that are guaranteed by the Constitution. It is including the most recent United States President -- Donald Trump -- immigration ban for immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, as reported also by Entertainment Weekly.
For some people, this event is being regarded as the first time in history for people spending the Friday night on Facebook in a productive way. Moreover, this is not going to be the last time for celebrities attempt to raise money for the ACLU, with Zedd having organized a star-packed benefit concert on April 3.
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