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ACLU Sues Obama For Targeting Muslims After He Decried Targeting Muslims

The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday sued the Obama administration, seeking information about government programs that unfairly target Muslims in the United States. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeks details on federal...Show More Summary

Legal Battle Persists to Get Remaining Abuse Photos From Pentagon - ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will continue to apply legal pressure on the US government until the Pentagon surrenders all remaining images related to the abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, the group’s spokesperson Josh Bell told Sputnik.

US military releases small batch of abuse case photos

Pentagon releases 198 of 2,000 images after freedom of information lawsuit filed by American Civil Liberties Union.

Pentagon Publishes 200 Bush-Era Torture Pictures After ACLU Lawsuit

On Friday, the Pentagon released 198 photographs of detainees being abused by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003-2006, after a lengthy legal battle with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police following requests from city officials and community members. Although the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for a federal investigation...Show More Summary

Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Black motorists were given tickets for not wearing seatbelts nearly twice as often as white motorists in 2014, an American Civil Liberties Union report said.

Here's the ACLU's 2016 LGBT Agenda

The American Civil Liberties Union has a hefty to-do list when it comes to LGBT rights.

California judge sides with Catholic hospital refusing to let doctor tie woman’s tubes after C-section

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A San Francisco judge on Thursday refused to order a Catholic hospital to allow an obstetrician to use its facility to sterilize a woman just after the birth of her third child. In denying the American Civil Liberties Union’s emergency request, superior court judge Ernest Goldsmith recognized the...

Happy Birthday, J. Edgar

It may seem passing strange for a civil libertarian, a general counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union, to be celebrating the birthday of the dreaded FBI director. But for me, Hoover, who would celebrate his 120th birthday on January...Show More Summary

ACLU sues Catholic hospital for refusing to perform ‘intrinsically immoral’ tubal ligation

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued a California Catholic hospital chain for allegedly refusing her request for a tubal ligation following the birth of her third child, the Sacramento Bee reported. “The overarching issue is about women’s ability to access basic health...

ACLU Muslim Official 'Emphatically Refuses' to Denounce Radical Islamic Terrorism

A Muslim official with the American Civil Liberties Union has drawn criticism for "emphatically" refusing to condemn atrocious acts of terrorism committed jihadis who seek to murder all who don't believe in their radical brand of Is...

Kentucky Gov. removes clerk names from marriage licenses

Not surprisingly, the American Civil Liberties Union, currently embroiled in a lawsuit against Kim Davis, attacked the governor.

Spying on Black Lives Matter really is still a thing

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Once again, histrionics and not calm, rational thought is guiding a government department’s policies. According to the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLUNC), the Fresno Police Department has been spying on Black...Show More Summary

ACLU Takes Aim at Minnesota's Ban on Medicaid Transition Surgeries

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a lawsuit Thursday against the state's Department of Human Services, challenging the agency's ban on transition-related surgeries for low-income transgender people who receive Medicaid. In OutFront Minnesota v. Show More Summary

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Force Catholic Hospital Network to Do Abortions

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued Trinity Health Corporation for refusing to perform abortions on women whose unborn babies were supposedly near death. The ACLU lawsuit is asking the court to force Trinity Health and its staff to commit abortions regardless of their religious and pro-life objections. In a federal lawsuit against Trinity, which […]

Inmates in New York Will Soon No Longer Have to Eat Prison Loaf

New York is set to introduce some big changes to how solitary confinement is used in the state's prisons, after settling a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in 2011. The lawsuit alleged that the state overuses solitary confinement; its plaintiff spent 780 consecutive days without regular... More »

Groups concerned about Walgreens' ties to Catholic hospital

Nineteen groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter Monday to drugstore chain Walgreens expressing concerns about the company's plans for a Catholic hospital to run its in-store health clinics in Washington state and Oregon. In the letter, the organizations asked if the clinics...

Colorado Springs ACLU Leader Resigns After Trump Shooting 'Joke'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The co-chair of the Colorado Springs chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union resigned on Friday after posting on Facebook that he would shoot Donald Trump supporters before election day. Loring Wirbel...Show More Summary

Colorado ACLU official resigns after suggesting Trump supporters be shot

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado said on Friday it had accepted the resignation of a co-chair who came under criticism for a Facebook post that said people who insist on voting for Donald Trump should be told they will be shot. Show More Summary

Is the ACLU In Favor Of Liberty?

(John Hinderaker) That should be a question like, Is the Pope Catholic? But in fact, it is by no means obvious that the American Civil Liberties Union consistently favors civil liberties. Some years ago the ACLU called me to ask for a contribution. Show More Summary

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