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
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
A Chilean homosexual activist group has filed suit on the couple's behalf, arguing that 'business are not churches.'
The New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has denied an appeal brought by the NAACP and the New York Civil Liberties Union, among others, to release testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo—the NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in Staten Island last summer. [ more › ]
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 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....
HBCU Albany State University Will Merge With Darton State University, While The New Majority White School Will Retain The Name "Albany State" Source AJC: The Civil Rights Pharisees Of Georgia Agree To The Merger With A White School As...Show More Summary
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....
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Happy Birthday, Howard! From signing the first civil unions bill in America that paved the way for the marriage-equality movement, to being ahead of his time on health care reform and bunch of other issues, Howard Dean’s been an important reality-based voice at critical times over the last dozen or so years. Show More Summary
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos unveiled a cabinet of technocrats with a one-year term on Sunday, including European Union experts, diplomats and civil society leaders, which is expected to win broad support in parliament.
A quarter-century after the collapse of the Soviet Union, an event which resulted in the near-destruction of the country's once-proud civil aviation industry, Russia is looking to resurrect its production of civilian aircraft, from the Sukhoi Superjet 100 to the Ilyushin Il-114, German newspaper Handelsblatt reports.
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
``Unions -- a key support base for the prime minister's Syriza party -- chanted in rallies held in Athens the same slogans Tsipras once used against opponents. Doctors and pharmacists joined port workers, civil servants and Athens metro staff in Greece's first general strike since he took office in January, bringing the country to a standstill for 24 hours. ''
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
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 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.
Video Shows A Black Man Being Murdered In Union City Georgia During A Car Jacking
Harrisburg, Pa., put on a grand event for the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) seven months after white troops had marched in a victorious parade through Washington D.C. to mark the end of the Civil War. Whether the black troops were specifically excluded from the national, two-day celebration is still being debated, but on Nov. 14, […]
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.