Abysmal new diversity statistics for the TV industry highlight a big problem that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has with the TV and movie industry. The American Civil Liberties Union requested in May that federal and state...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union announced today that it is filing a legal challenge against Nevada’s new education savings account program. The ACLU argues that using the ESA funds at religious institutions would violate the state’s historically...Show More Summary
"They want to disenfranchise the most people possible," said Susan Watson with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama. The post Alabama Is About To Make It Much Harder To Get A Voter ID appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The American Civil Liberties Union took out a full-page ad in Friday’s Seattle Times, inviting mistreated Amazon employees to contact the ACLU to tell their story. In the ad, the ACLU hinted that it may file at least one lawsuit against Amazon. Show More Summary
A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California accuses Laguna Beach of trying to push homeless people, particularly those with disabilities, out of the city.
Punishing whistleblower Chelsea Manning for possessing prohibited items such as toothpaste and reading materials could affect her chances of parole and clemency, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawyer representing Manning said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Chicago Police Department announced Friday that it has reached a major settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union, under which it will submit to an independent evaluation of its controversial stop-and-frisk procedure. The...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Police Department will allow independent evaluations of its stop-and-frisk procedures that critics say target blacks under an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday, as police across the United States face scrutiny about how they treat minorities. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) watchdog organization together with Wilmerhale law firm filed a public-records lawsuit Thursday against the US Boston Police Department (BPD) for withholding records relating to the issue of race and law enforcement, the ACLU stated on its website.
Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com The ACLU’s staff attorney Nusrat Choudhury explains why the government tracking of activists involved in the Black Lives Matter movement is simply “not okay.” From American Civil Liberties Union: According...Show More Summary
Are you happy the little dude isn’t black? The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against a Kenton County sheriff’s deputy over the shackling of two children at a school. The ACLU said that Deputy Kevin Sumner handcu...
American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri On Monday, the ACLU of Missouri announced that journalists Trey Yingst and Bilgin ?a?maz will not face charges by St. Louis County Police. Both were arrested while reporting from Ferguson, Missouri. Show More Summary
To the editor: The Times says the First Amendment Defense Act isn't necessary because there is no chance that churches will lose their tax exemption. It cites the American Civil Liberties Union as noting that since 1983, the Internal Revenue Service has made no such move against religious schools....
Law professors, the American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups this week urged a federal appeals court in Washington to force the U.S. Department of Justice to publicly disclose a manual created for prosecutors amid fallout from the botched case against the late Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens.
President Barack Obama freed dozens of nonviolent federal prisoners this week, but the American Civil Liberties Union says he can and should do much more to reduce the country's bloated prison population. "President Obama deserves congratulations...Show More Summary
In Alabama, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Alabama are filing a federal lawsuit over HB 57, which requires abortionists to obtain hospital admitting privileges at a local hospital. The pro-life bill passed in 2013 but the ACLU is upset because it could close down the last remaining abortion facility in Tuscaloosa, […]
As the US National Security Agency begins to wind down its domestic spying program, the American Civil Liberties Union, skeptical of reform, has filed suit to halt the Agency’s surveillance practices immediately.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has written to Maricopa County, Arizona Attorney Bill Montgomery asking why certain adoption benefits are being withheld from same-sex married couples, reports the Phoenix New Times. Montgomery had already re… The post ACLU Issues Final Warning to Arizona County Attorney Office Violating Same-Sex Marriage Law appeared first on Towleroad.
According to Breitbart News, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is acting hypocritically in regards to their decision to stop defending civil liberties. Jindal said, “Their hypocrisy is absolutely stunning. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Nebraska has written to Sioux County clerk Michelle Zimmerman asking if she intends to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, reports KETV. Zimmerman had previously indicated that she...Show More Summary