The other day we told you how a few county clerks in Kentucky stopped issuing marriage licenses to all couples to avoid issuing them to same-sex couples. Now, the ACLU has filed a federal class action lawsuit against one of those clerks, Kim Davis (b… The post ACLU Sues Kentucky County Clerk Who Stopped Issuing Marriage Licenses To All Couples: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Via press release: The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky today filed a lawsuit on behalf of four Rowan County couples, two same-gender couples and two opposite-gender couples, denied marriage licenses by County Clerk Kim Davis. Show More Summary
On Thursday evening, the ACLU announced four same-sex couples had sued a Kentucky clerk for refusing to issue them marriage licenses, the Associated Press reports. The Supreme Court struck down a state-level gay marriage ban last week, effectively legalizing it across the U.S. Show More Summary
When the Supreme Court ruled for full marriage equality Friday, the New York Police Department joined the ACLU and the throngs of other groups that turned their logos rainbow. But that support of the LGBT community does not extend to...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Louisiana yesterday announced plans to challenge Governor Bobby Jindal‘s “Marriage and Conscience Order” legislation. The ACLU – along with Forum for Equality Foundation and six individua… The post ACLU Sues Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Over Unconstitutional ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill appeared first on Towleroad.
The long overdue celebration over the decision that makes gay marriage just marriage overshadowed an important piece of news for the secular movement. On June 25, the ACLU announced that it would no longer support the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- the federal law Hobby Lobby used to successfully challenge the contraception provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
We learned this morning that the Ten Commandments statue on the Oklahoma Capitol Grounds was declared unconstitutional by the state's Supreme Court. While the ACLU's lawsuit had been in the court system for years, one of the more interesting side-stories was that members of The Satanic Temple wanted to put up a monument honoring their beliefs. Show More Summary
The ACLU recently announced that they would no longer defend and support the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) specifically because they claim that the RFRA is now used as a tool of discrimination. What they are really saying is that they will not support the religious liberty of conservative Christians who oppose same-sex marriage. […]
The American Civil Liberties Union no longer believes in civil liberties for all. It now believes in civil liberties for...
lack Americans have always been at greater risk during housing market declines, and home equity comprises more of their overall wealth. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued a report this month that reveals stark disparities...Show More Summary
In the wake of the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling by the Supreme Court, which asserted that there is a constitutional right to gay marriage...
ACLU: WHY WE CAN NO LONGER SUPPORT THE FEDERAL ‘RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ LAW: Shorter ACLU: we liked RFRA more when it was used to help people we naturally sympathize with, not icky Christians. http://t.co/mRwrltNfsm — Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) June 27, 2015
Just the politically correct ones from now on, please.
On Tuesday, June 23rd, National LGBTQ Task Force’s Rea Carey, joined leaders of NARAL Pro-Choice America and ACLU of the Nation’s Capital, along with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and small business owner, Khalid Pitts of Cork Market for a press conference at local Cork Market. All banded together to speak out against the recent Congressional […]
Jennicet Gutiérrez of FAMILIA TQLM ejected from a White House reception for speaking out about LGBT detainees, Mo'ne Davis is drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters, a new report from the ACLU about the wealth gap between black and white Americans, court cases regarding witches, and more!
An ACLU report finds a sharp disparity in home values among cities, with the rich easily outpacing the poor
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Jeff Turner / (CC BY 2.0) Banks knowingly took advantage of black homeowners in issuing sub-prime mortgages before the Great Recession, a report by the American Civil Liberties Union finds. The notorious loans are widely acknowledged...Show More Summary
The distance between my position as an ACLU lawyer and my mother working in the fields of South Carolina in the 1920s seems enormous. My parents were able to claw their way into the middle class by taking advantage of a GI Bill loan, earned through my father's service in the segregated army of World War II, and by both of them working hard. Show More Summary