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The ACLU Is Suing to Bring Abortion Rights to Migrant Girls

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services last week, alleging that the government agency knowingly gave millions of dollars to religious organizations with a record of denying contraception and abortion services to unaccompanied minors—most of whom are fleeing violence—in their care. Show More Summary

Anti-Immigrant Bill Advances in North Carolina

The bill may become law by the end of the legislative session Saturday, American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Acting Executive Director Sarah Preston told Rewire. The post Anti-Immigrant Bill Advances in North Carolina appeared first on Rewire.

Cleveland Relaxes Rules on Protests Near Republican Convention

A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union led to looser rules on the amount of space to be used by protesters, and the amount of time.

Does this cybercrime law actually keep us from fighting discrimination?

2 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging a key computer crime law, arguing that it violates the Constitution and specifically prevents researchers from identifying systemic discrimination, such as those related to housing and job searches. Show More Summary

In an Amazing Twist, ACLU Now Wants to See Abortion Data

Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) accused the Department of State Health Services in Texas of purposely withholding state abortion statistics for 2014.

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

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...

Court rules against Cleveland's attempt to restrict protests outside Republican National Convention

Restrictions on speeches and parades outside next month's Republican National Convention were struck down by a federal judge Thursday as unconstitutional. The city of Cleveland was sued by the American Civil Liberties Union of Cleveland; a liberal group, Organize Ohio; and a conservative group,...

The Modern Struggle Over Anti-Trans Bathroom Laws Has Its Roots in Decades of Title VII Fights

Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives at Work, written by Gillian Thomas, senior staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union Women’s Rights Project, goes beyond cases that helped shape workplace anti-discrimination policies. Show More Summary

Philadelphia: No crackdown on Democratic convention protests

City officials tell the American Civil Liberties Union in a letter that permit requirements will remain in effect for the July 25-28 convention, but "there is no intended 'crackdown' on un-permitted protesting." [...] they say permits...Show More Summary

L.A. County won't appeal ruling striking cross from county seal

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday not to appeal a judge's ruling that will strike a cross from the county seal. In April, a federal court judge sided with the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and a group of religious leaders and scholars of various faiths who sued...

Cleveland: RNC protest rules in line with other conventions

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio sued the city in federal court last week on behalf of two groups that claim rules and restrictions on protests within the event zone covering downtown Cleveland would infringe on people's free speech rights.

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

last weekNews : 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...

Q&A: Why groups are suing Cleveland over RNC protest rules

CLEVELAND (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has sued Cleveland on behalf of a homeless organization and two groups planning marches during next month's Republican National Convention, alleging the city's rules for protests violate free speech rights. [...]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.

ACLU Sues Cleveland Over Insane Rules Put In Place For The GOP Convention

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio filed a lawsuit against the City of Cleveland based on the list of insane and flat out untenable rules placed on a 3 mile square "Event Zone" for the 3 day period of the Republican NationalShow More Summary

Detainees Describe C.I.A. Torture in Declassified Transcripts

The government disclosed the transcripts, from military hearings of former C.I.A. prisoners, in response to a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Civil liberties groups urge New York Senate to pass TV diversity bill

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and the ACLU Women's Rights Project released a joint statement on Wednesday supporting a bill that would... To view the full story, click the title link.

American Civil Liberties Union: Christian Right Linked To Orlando Terrorism

American Civil Liberties Union attorney Chase Strangio tweeted something profound about the Christian right following Sunday’s Orlando terrorism attack. The lawyer addressed the U.S. Christian Right’s recent legal moves against the LGBT community in America. Show More Summary

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