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Tennessee School Sued for Banning Pro-LGBT Shirt ?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee is suing school officials in Giles County on behalf of a high school senior punished for wearing a shirt with a pro-LGBT message, reports The Tennessean.  On the first day of school, Rebecca...Show More Summary

ACLU Sues Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Over Syrian Refugee Ban

WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), challenging his efforts to block Syrian refugees from resettling within his state’s borders. “This lawsuit is calling out Governor...Show More Summary

ACLU sues Indiana governor Mike Pence for refusing to resettle Syrian refugees

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday sued Indiana Governor Mike Pence over his refusal to allow refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war to resettle in the state, saying his position violates federal authority and the U.S. Constitution. Pence is one of more than 25 U.S. governors, mostly...

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sued over decision to block Syrian refugees

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is being sued over his decision to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state. The Indianapolis Star reports the lawsuit was filed Monday night by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on behalf of Indianapolis-based nonprofit Exodus Refugee Immigration....

Michael Moore slams police violence against blacks and Latinos: ‘This is a totally racist system’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Documentarian Michael Moore hammered US police departments during an American Civil Liberties Union event for their use of force against black and Latino residents. “This is a totally racist system that we have — there’s no other explanation for it,” Moore said....

Government Says Allowing Chelsea Manning to Grow Her Hair Would Be a 'Significant Security Risk'

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Department of Justice are locked in a battle over Chelsea Manning’s hair length. The DOJ says Manning, currently serving 35 years for leaking classified military documents, can’t be permitted to grow her hair longer than two inches. Show More Summary

Mobile Justice police recording app expands to 17 states and D.C.

On Friday, November 13, citizens in 17 states and the District of Columbia will have one more tool in their inventory for keeping police accountable. The American Civil Liberties Union’s Mobile Justice app, which has already rolled out...Show More Summary

Use this map to see if cops in your state can track your phone with no warrant

Do cops need a warrant to track your phone? Believe it or not, the answer to this question varies by state. To help you figure out whether cops can track your phone without a warrant, the American Civil Liberties Union has created an...Show More Summary

Nebraska to list same-sex couples as parents on birth certificates

Nebraska officials are scrambling to change birth certificates for children adopted by gay couples, but LGBT activists and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) say they need to do so faster.

ACLU: Google is embarrassed by Android security, isn't protecting vulnerable users like Apple's iOS

The difference between encryption and security on iOS and Android isn't just a technical issue but a "digital security divide," according to the principal technologist for the American Civil Liberties Union. That's because Apple secures its devices while Google leaves Android open to data collection and surveillance.

U.S. Government Mandates Girls' Locker Room Access for Transgender Student in Illinois

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The American Civil Liberties Union, which brought a complaint on the student's behalf, applauded the decision.

Alvin Bronstein, civil rights lawyer who pursued prison reform, dies at 87

Mr. Bronstein led the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project for more than two decades.?

The decriminalization delusion

(Scott Johnson) Heather Mac Donald has made herself the most valuable player supporting law enforcement in the teeth of the generation-long movement against it originating in the American Civil Liberties Union. The movement has now culminated in Black Lives Matter and embedded itself inside the Obama administration. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Throws Out ACLU, Nation Magazine Lawsuit Against NSA

last monthNews : Truthdig

Mike Mozart / (CC BY 2.0) A federal district judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union against the National Security Agency on the ludicrous grounds that, because the NSA did not admit to its spying, plaintiffs’...Show More Summary

Nurse quarantined over Ebola fears sues Gov. Chris Christie

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey and a New York firm filed the federal civil rights lawsuit in Newark for Kaci Hickox. Besides Christie, the lawsuit names as defendants former state health commissioner Mary O'Dowd and...Show More Summary

ACLU Sues Biloxi for Debtor's Prisons

In the latest pushback against the national scourge of debtors' prisons, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit challenging the illegal arrest and jailing of poor people in Biloxi, Mississippi, without a hearing or representation by counsel. Show More Summary

Biloxi Mississippi Is Being Sued For Running A Debtor’s Prison

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the city of Biloxi for running a “modern-day debtor’s prison.” The group says officials illegally jail poor city residents who owe fees for minor offenses such as traffic tickets. The...Show More Summary

Mississippi Town Sued for Jailing the Poor

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Biloxi, Mississippi, for allegedly jailing people because they are poor and cannot afford to pay their court fines.

Mississippi town sued over jailing of poor who miss court payments

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Poor people are being illegally arrested and jailed in Biloxi, Mississippi, because they cannot afford to pay court fines and fees sought by the city to generate revenue, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday. The group said the Gulf Coast city known for...

Watch This Clueless White Dude Realize How Privilege Works

last monthNews : Huffington Post

In less than three minutes, Sasheer Zamata explained just how problematic privilege is.  In a new video from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), SNL comedian and ACLU ambassador Sasheer Zamata takes a walk with a white, male co-worker...Show More Summary

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