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NORTHAMPTON - The head of the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is awaiting reply from Hampshire College to his letter deploring the college's decision to cancel a performance by an Afrobeat band because some deemed the band "too white" to play African music.
RESPA and the Holiday Season As we get closer to the holidays, we think about presents, parties, and RESPA! Ken Perry, president and CEO of Broker Knowledge Group, says he is always surprised to see so many loan originator's getting "confused" around the myth of $25 gifts being OK for referral partners.
The ACLU and the Center for Popular Democracy filed a freedom of information lawsuit against the Federal Housing Finance Agency on Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.
The U.S. National Security Agency is collecting location data daily from tens of millions of cellphones around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
High school choirs in Kalispell and Whitefish will perform at a concert sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints despite receiving a complaint from the American Civil Liberties Union of Montana.
The Montclair Board of Education appointed attorney Mark Tabakin to conduct the investigation into leaked assessments.
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony shouldn't be forced to violate his religious beliefs, his attorney told a judge deciding whether the cake-maker should be forced to accommodate gay couples.
A Middle School Principal in Texas who forbid the entire school from speaking Spanish to "prevent disruptions" has caused such a disruption she is put on administrative leave; Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has to fire a 23 year old aide because of threats to choke "illegal Mexicans" and other racially charged tweets; Everyone is talking about ... (more)
Coming soon to your local sheriff: Armor-protected, 18-ton military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass.
California may be leading the nation in health insurance enrollment, but critics say it's lagging in complying with a federal law that encourages voter registration -- a problem that could lead to a lawsuit before the end of December.
On November 29th, the ACLU in Detroit, joined by their partners in Ann Arbor and New York, filed a complaint in the US District Court against the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and affiliated individuals on behalf of a Muskegon woman whose horrendous nightmare at the hands of ER personnel at a Catholic hospital was in sore need of redress.
But the American Civil Liberties Union says the creche scene installed by the Florida Nativity Scene Committee at the Capitol in Tallahassee is legal - because it is privately funded, not government sponsored.
The Times reported today that the ACLU has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a woman who received medical care from Mercy Health Partners, a Catholic hospital in Muskegon County, Michigan.
Cameras on Portland police cars are starting to collect information on local vehicle license plates, and can track up to 128,000 vehicle license plates per day.
Virginia's tax department, in consultation with outgoing Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II , has issued guidance stating that married same-sex couples cannot file their state taxes jointly, nor can small businesses claim deductions on benefits that they provide to same-sex spouses of their employees.