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Maria Hinojosa interviews Anthony Romero, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The legal battle over a Lake County middle schooler's attempt to start a gay-straight club at her school will continue in federal court despite the school district's efforts to quash the student's lawsuit.
Forecasting remote-controlled flying devices the size of an insect and all-knowing location databases that can reveal a person's religious, social or medical visits, civil liberties advocates urged lawmakers to regulate emerging technology.
Annmarie Chiarini, whose ex-boyfriend posted private nude photos of her online, has emerged as a leading voice in the movement to pass legislation that criminalizes "revenge porn."
On Tuesday evening, the Alabama House of Representatives approved four abortion restrictions that threaten to cut off women's access to reproductive health care in the state.
A judge has ruled Iowa's secretary of state acted outside his authority when trying to issue an election rule.
The District of Columbia City Council on March 4 voted to remove criminal penalties for the possession of marijuana in amounts of one ounce or less.
A granite plaque honoring Quinn Boyer was erected Saturday near the site where the paramedic was fatally shot on Keller Avenue in the Oakland Hills.
By now, we've seen plenty of Justin Bieber partying shirtless in clubs and flexing while getting patted down by police in Miami after his arrest in January on DUI and resisting arrest charges .
In February, nine Denver couples filed a legal challenge to a Colorado Constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage.
MADISON, Wis.-A federal judge says she won't block Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while a lawsuit challenging it moves forward.
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina announced Tuesday that the Department of Justice asked a federal court to rule as soon as possible with an eye toward halting discrimination against Latinos by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office.
The American Civil Liberties Union is joining the fight to get records from the state Law Enforcement Academy records the Academy director said he would burn before showing them to the public.
The length of time law enforcement agencies could retain license plate information was the center of arguments Tuesday before the legislative Public Safety and Security Committee .
Everyone has pretty much heard that music can be used to sooth a savage beast, so can rap music lyrics be used to secure an attempted murder conviction.