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Groups express concern about rules for Iowa's voter ID law

Several voting advocacy groups in Iowa are expressing concern about proposed rules for the state's new voter identification law. The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, the League of Women … Click to Continue »

Humble Bundle Passes $100 Million Raised for Charity

The company has contributed to the American Cancer Society, Doctors Without Borders, American Civil Liberties Union and more.

U.S. workers have been giving a lot more money to the ACLU

A major shift in where U.S. workers donate their money has taken place since Donald Trump's election last year -- with the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center seeing a greater share of the funds that come from workplace giving, according to data from one big online workplace giving provider. Benevity, which says it helps about 250 […]

Show U.S. Customs the contents of your phone…or else!

Last spring, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security that challenged the authority of Customs and Border Protection officers to search returning travelers’ electronic devices without a warrant. Show More Summary

US government sued over warrantless phone and laptop border searches

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Eleven plaintiffs have banded together to sue the Department of Homeland Security with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), arguing that the current policies around border...Show More Summary

US sued over border searches of phones and computers

US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers, including American citizens, arriving at US borders from abroad. The American Civil Liberties Union...Show More Summary

ACLU alleges Orange County Sheriff denied immigration detainees access to documents, leading to deportations

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California says the Orange County Sheriff’s Department and federal immigration officers have prevented some immigration detainees in county jails from using documents and medical records that could have helped with their asylum claims, making it easier for some detainees to later be deported and unnecessarily extending the time […]

Are searches of laptops and cellphones by border agents unconstitutional?

In today's digital world, these searches should not be conducted without a warrant, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union argue. Continue reading ? The post Are searches of laptops and cellphones by border agents unconstitutional? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

ACLU, EFF File Lawsuit Over Warrantless Phone Searches

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have sued the Department of Homeland Security for searching American citizens' smartphones at the border without a warrant. Specifically, the groups say the Customs...Show More Summary

EFF and ACLU sue Trump administration over warrantless border device searches

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and American Civil Liberties just filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeladn Security on behalf of 11 travellers whose devices were searched at the US border; they assert that warrantless device searches violate the constitutional restriction on searches without probable cause. (more…)

The ACLU and EFF just sued the Trump administration over device searches at the border

If the feds want to keep searching people’s digital devices at airports and border crossings, they’d better start getting warrants, the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation say. The civil liberties groups sued the Department of Homeland Security Wednesday in Boston federal court on behalf of 10 U.S. Show More Summary

What the ACLU Should Stand for in Trump’s America

In the aftermath of Charlottesville’s deadly “Unite the Right” rally, the American Civil Liberties Union has been cast by some as an enabler and colluder in white supremacy and racial violence. Suddenly, the venerable group, which has...Show More Summary

ACLU Will Try Again to Stop City Seizure of Homeless People's Belongings During Sweeps

by Heidi Groover The city clears hundreds of homeless encampments each year. HG The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington will be in court again today trying to stop the City of Seattle from seizing homeless people's belongings...Show More Summary

‘You Iraqis are the worst’: ICE accused of torturing detainees at private prisons

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing one of the most powerful private-prison corporations in America for torturing immigration detainees. “According to the ACLU, ICE agents at GEO’s 1,500-bed Colorado detention center are retaliating against Iraqi nationals who have joined an...

ACLU Confesses Its Tweet of White Kid with Flag Shows 'White Supremacy Is Everywhere'

Only the conservative media care about this one. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and their triggered supporters, a white blonde haired toddler in a onesie and carrying an American flag is the picture of “whiteShow More Summary

The ACLU's free speech stance should be about social justice, not longstanding precedent

The American Civil Liberties Union has been much scrutinized since its decision to represent white supremacists in their quest to march in Charlottesville, Va. Board members have resigned and allies have declared that the ACLU, at long last, has gone too far. In the aftermath, the ACLU of California...

More Fake News? Report about Border Patrol Checkpoints during Hurricane Harvey Debunked

Although the liberal media has used the phrase “fake news” to defend itself against the conservative media, it is still a relevant phrase when incorrect news is peddled as truth. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claimed that the Border Patrol is checking documents of illegal immigrants heading out of Houston during Hurricane Harvey. However, […]

ICE is plotting to destroy records that show systemic abuse of immigrants: ACLU

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The American Civil Liberties Union this week started sounding the alarm about a plan by Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would let it destroy records showing systemic abuse of undocumented immigrants at the hands of its agents. The ACLU notes that ICE recently sent a request to the National...

ACLU sues over 45,000 uncounted ballots in California

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the state of California for throwing out an estimated 45,000 mail-in ballots last November. The ballots were rejected because elections officials determined that the signatures did not adequately match the signatures on file. Those mismatches can occur because a voter’s signature has changed over time or because the […]

The lawsuits challenging Trump’s ban on transgender troops, explained

The American Civil Liberties Union and Lambda Legal sued President Donald Trump Monday over his ban on transgender individuals from serving in the military. Continue reading ? The post The lawsuits challenging Trump’s ban on transgender troops, explained appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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