The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in federal court on Thursday, seeking records the civil rights group contends provide accounts of hunger strikes at immigration detention facilities. The ACLU said in its filing that in recent weeks there have been a...
Vermont's Department of Motor Vehicles is launching a legal review of its facial recognition program after the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union called for an immediate halt … Click to Continue »
Documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union detail a surveillance program that the ACLU claims violates Vermont law.
Bryan Lowry: The American Civil Liberties Union has asked a federal court to enable documents from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s November meeting with President Donald Trump to be made public. Kobach earlier this month handed over the documents, … Continue reading ?
The Alaska Legislature has voted not to confirm Drew Phoenix, a woman who identifies as a man, to the state Human Rights Commission. Phoenix, who has worked for the American Civil Liberties Union, created a conundrum for many lawmakers who worried the appointment would lead to a conflict of interest. Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week challenging a new Indiana law that requires minors to obtain a parent’s consent before having an abortion. Indiana Senate Bill 404 strengthens current state law regarding parental rights when a young woman under 18 seeks an abortion. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the […]
By now, if you’ve been paying attention, you know that Jeff Sessions poses a dangerous and grave threat to the American justice system. But the good news is that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has a strategy for fighting him off and for mitigating the possible damage done under a Trump administration. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on Monday seeking all records related to President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Read moreLinking Blogs | Comments
Via press release: The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Justice Department and FBI asking for all records related to President Trump’s dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. “White...Show More Summary
Washington Post reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is praising the move of an arrested reporter this week. The arrest of the reporter is a move that has many, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), decrying both the actions of Tom Price and the Capitol Police. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a Freedom of Information Act request for any possible facts supporting Donald Trump’s claim that the presidential election was tainted by voter fraud. The filing was made Thursday, the day...Show More Summary
The Vice Chair of Donald Trump’s new “election integrity” commission has been successfully sued four times for voter suppression, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Kris Kobach led restrictive voting initiatives that targeted minorities and perpetuated voter suppression, the not-for-profit legal advocacy group said. Show More Summary
Release: The American Civil Liberties Union took legal action today related to President Trump’s new executive order establishing a “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.” The ACLU filed a Freedom of Information Act “FOIA” request seeking information that the Trump administration … Continue reading ?
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii says a deaf Japanese tourist was illegally denied a sign-language interpreter while she was detained and interrogated at Honolulu International Airport. The ACLU … Click to Continue »
Release: The American Civil Liberties Union today sued New Hampshire for invalidating the absentee ballots of hundreds of voters, many of whom are disabled, without warning. At issue is a state law that allows election officials — who have no … Continue reading ?
The American Civil Liberties Union sued New Hampshire on Wednesday after the state invalidated the absentee ballots of hundreds of voters in the November 2016 election, including a blind woman, because of mismatched signatures, the civil rights group said. The lawsuit was brought against William...
A Texas “travel advisory” has been issued for everyone entering the Lone Star State. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) issued their warning after Governor Greg Abbott signed an illegal immigration bill banning sanctuary cities...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union issued an alert Tuesday to those traveling to or through Texas, warning that the state’s newly signed harsh immigration law could lead to authorities violating visitors’ constitutional rights. The travel...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has long been a force in American politics, but it wasn't always the kind of organization that came up in everyday conversation. After President Trump was inaugurated and attempted to block citizens...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union did issue a warning about travel to Texas, but it is not the same as U.S. Department of State advisories.