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ACLU Sues Federal Government Over Denying Contraceptives To Immigrant Rape Victims

“Our taxpayer dollars should not be used to authorize organizations to violate the law and impose their religious beliefs on these young women and deny them care they desperately need.” The post ACLU Sues Federal Government Over Denying Contraceptives To Immigrant Rape Victims appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Democrats End Sit-In: No Fly, No Buy Roundly Criticized By Republicans, ACLU

After 25 hours, House Democrats ended a sit-in on the floor of Congress in an effort to force the hand of Republican lawmakers to address the issue of gun control in a little less than two weeks after a tragic shooting rampage at an Orlando night club which targeted members of the LGBTQIA community. Show More Summary

Cleveland, ACLU reach settlement in suit over protest rules

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge says Cleveland and a civil rights organization have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over the city's rules governing protests and marches during the upcoming Republican National Convention.

U.K. Votes to Ditch European Union, ACLU Sues Philly Over DNC Rules, RIP Mike Flynn: A.M. Links

2 days agoNews : Reason

The U.K. has voted to leave the European Union. Anti-Brexit Prime Minster David Cameron announced that he is stepping down. Fresh off a win against Cleveland over its restrictive rules for Republican National Convention protesters, the...Show More Summary

Democrats vs. The ACLU

It’s hard to think of an organization that embodies mainstream liberalism better than the American Civil Liberties Union does. So to a casual political observer, it may come as something of a surprise that the ACLU is strictly opposed...Show More Summary

Anti-poverty group sues over rush-hour ban on DNC protest

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign hopes to march from City Hall to a park near the convention site on opening day, July 25. The ACLU of Ohio sued Cleveland earlier this month, alleging the city's rules for protests at the Republican National Convention violate free speech rights.

ACLU: That Collins Gun Control Amendment Is Terrible

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which isn't exactly known for being a bastion of conservative thought, had some pretty harsh words for...

North Carolinians Rally Against Hate, Demand Repeal of HB2

Submitted by Ryan Wilson, Senior Regional Field Organizer Today, the coalition organizations of TurnOUT! North Carolina (NC), HRC, Equality North Carolina, the ACLU and the Campaign for Southern Equality hosted a “Rally Against Hate” in Raleigh demanding lawmakers repeal HB2, North Carolina’s outrageous and unprecedented anti-LGBTQ law. Show More Summary

As Dems Have Their Anti-Due Process Sit In, NY Times Reminds Them That The ACLU Doesn’t Agree

You’ve seen this, right? The Democrats having a sit in over wanting to pass anti-gun bills that use all sorts of lists that violate Constitutional Due Process. It’s just one

“Nearly half of Nebraska county election officials may be denying voting right”

Lincoln Journal-Star: Only about half of Nebraska’s 93 counties accurately provide voting rights for ex-felons, according to a survey by the ACLU of Nebraska. Nearly half of the county election officials contacted by ACLU researchers provided inaccurate information related to … Continue reading ?

Washington Judge Says Hospitals that Provide Maternity Care Must Provide Abortions On Site

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover The ACLU of Washington sued Skagit Valley Hospital for failing to offer abortions on site. rmnoa357/Shutterstock The Associated Press: A Washington state judge says public hospitals must provide abortions on-site ifShow More Summary

ACLU Sues CA Court for Suspending Driver Licenses of the Poor

When Henry Washington was given a citation for driving an unregistered vehicle, the ensuing fine hit him harder than it would many Californians with more adequate means. After all, the reason he purchased the vehicle was to drive his brother to and from his required medical appointments. But the car......

Gun control is a great idea, terrorist watchlists are bullshit

5 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A letter from the ACLU to lawmakers asked them to vote down the Democrats' proposed limits on firearm sales, but not for the same reasons that the NRA objected to the legislation. (more…)

The pro-abortion law even the ACLU opposes

'Censorship never stops with a single group or idea,' the group says about the proposed ordinance, scheduled to be voted on tonight.

ACLU Petitions NY State Senate To Pass Diversity Bill For TV Writers And Directors

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is petitioning for a bill that will provide tax relief to television shows filmed in New York who employ women and people of color as writers and directors. The push for such legislation was

Texas is trying to hide the devastating impact of restrictive abortion laws: ACLU

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Each year, for the past two decades, the Texas Department of State Health Services has released statistics and information on abortions in the state in March. But now, the Texas American Civil Liberties Union is alleging the department is purposefully dragging its feet to hide the 2014 data. “Under...

Eliminating One Constitutional Right Does Not Make All the Rest Fair Game

Timothy Edgar—former national security counsel for the ACLU, former deputy for civil liberties in the George Bush administration, and the first-ever director of privacy and civil liberties under President Obama—says that using terrorist watchlists to ban gun sales doesn't pose a civil liberties problem. Show More Summary

ACLU: Texas Department of Health Is ‘Concealing Abortion Statistics’

The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding in a letter to the Texas Department of State Health Services commissioner that the agency make those statistics available to the public. The post ACLU: Texas Department of Health Is ‘Concealing Abortion Statistics’ appeared first on Rewire.

-Some Are Blaming Christians for the Orlando Attack?

Not only is it politically correct to ignore the Islamist ties to terrorism but some on the left are actually blaming Christians for the Orlando terrorist attack. From the Washington Examiner- “ACLU lawyers blame ‘Christian right,’ GOP for Orlando terrorist attack”: Christian conservatives are responsible for the mass shooting at a gay bar in Orlando […]

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