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I know the issue of political spying and not just because my lawful, nonviolent activism got me spied on by local, state and federal "intelligence" agencies .
Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon says accusations that his deputies are arresting too many blacks on pot charges are part of the American Civil Liberty Union's agenda to get marijuana legalized in South Carolina.
Lawyers working with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge Tuesday to find the public defense systems in two northwest Washington cities inadequate, saying "a warm body with a law degree doesn't cut it" when it comes to providing legal representation to poor defendants.
Marin County's effort to avert turf wars at the county fair by cracking down on the way gang members dress at the event discriminates against young people of color, the American Civil Liberties Union warned.
GRAPEVINE We're photographed more often than we know although, by now, Philip Maloney usually knows.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona is launching a smart phone application as part of an effort to attempt to overturn the "Show Me Your Papers" provision of Senate Bill 1070, Arizona's immigration enforcement law.
June 18 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released a groundbreaking large-scale study today, which found that same-sex couples experience less favorable treatment than heterosexual couples in the online rental housing market.
June 18 - The NYPD is routinely violating the civil rights of Muslims across New York City by operating an unconstitutional religious profiling and suspicionless surveillance program, according to a federal lawsuit filed today by New York City residents represented by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ... (more)
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey asked the state's two legal abortion clinics on Monday to answer a series of questions about their practices and their policies for ensuring patient safety as he investigates whether any regulatory changes are needed.
Commentary button in JPG - no shadowThe object is to try to solve tricky political problems without having to incur heavy political costs.
So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Tuesday, June 18. SB1070 APP A new mobile phone application being unveiled by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona will allow people to easily report abuses of SB1070 and to better understand their rights.
A federal lawsuit says Indiana's social services agency has made changes to Medicaid waiver programs that threaten to deprive thousands of developmentally disabled people of income they need to survive outside of institutions.
In the months following the October 2001, passage of the Patriot Act, there was a heated public debate about the very provision of the law that we now know the government is using to vacuum up phone records of American citizens on a massive scale.
Dot Scott, president of the Charleston Branch of the NAACP, speaks at a press conference on a recent study by the ACLU that African Americans charged with marijuana possession South Carolina were 2.8 per cent higher than their white counterparts, as Rev.
June 17 - The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will hear arguments in a case interpreting the anti-discrimination provisions of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Many liberals who cheered when the civil-rights organization filed a suit against the NSA hate the decision in Citizens United .
All was right with the world for Mark Harrison . After being unemployed for years, he finally got a job and was anxious to get to work.