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Legal Battle Persists to Get Remaining Abuse Photos From Pentagon - ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will continue to apply legal pressure on the US government until the Pentagon surrenders all remaining images related to the abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, the group’s spokesperson Josh Bell told Sputnik.

US military releases small batch of abuse case photos

Pentagon releases 198 of 2,000 images after freedom of information lawsuit filed by American Civil Liberties Union.

Pentagon Publishes 200 Bush-Era Torture Pictures After ACLU Lawsuit

On Friday, the Pentagon released 198 photographs of detainees being abused by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003-2006, after a lengthy legal battle with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Judge throws out anti-gay lawsuit against NYCLU

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A man who charged the New York Civil Liberties Union of firing him because he’s gay has had his lawsuit thrown out of court.

Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police following requests from city officials and community members. Although the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for a federal investigation...Show More Summary

Gays Compared to Nazis at Massive Homophobic Rome Rally

Thousands turn out to protest a proposed civil unions bill that would finally offer some legal recognition to Italy's same-sex couples.

Thousands March Against Gay Civil Unions and Adoption in Italy: WATCH

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A massive protest was held in Italy by “pro-family” groups opposed to the legalization of gay civil unions which are under consideration in Italian parliament. Reports on the numbers at the protests vary. Reuters reports: Hundreds of thou… Read The post Thousands March Against Gay Civil Unions and Adoption in Italy: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Thousands rally against legalizing same-sex civil unions in Italy

Thousands of people filled Rome’s Circus Maximus on Saturday to protest a proposal to legally recognize same-sex civil unions in Italy, the only county in Western Europe not to do so. Around 1,500 buses were chartered from across Italy to bring the protesters, who filled the ancient Roman chariot...

Global Quickies: Manpons, Confetti, and the Australian Dream

Categories: Quickies ITALY “Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage and civil unions, ahead of a debate in the Italian Senate at introducing civil unions for same-sex couples.” UK “WaterAid’s campaign to raise... (Read more...)

Heterosexual Couples Should be Allowed U.K. Civil Unions

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

In October 2014, thinking that a civil partnership would suit them much better than a marriage, Londoners Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan asked one of the city’s local authorities if they could have a civil partnership. They were...Show More Summary

Straight Couple Loses Court Fight for Civil Union

A heterosexual couple in the UK has lost the first legal battle in an unusual equality fight. Rebecca Steinfeld, 34, and Charles Keidan, 39—who've been together since 2010 and have an 8-month-old baby—petitioned the High Court to grant them a civil partnership because they see marriage as "patriarchal,...

U.K. Couple Loses Challenge On Heterosexual Civil Union

A British heterosexual couple who on Friday lost a court challenge to secure a civil union have insisted that “the fight goes on.” Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, from London, wanted to enter a civil partnership in 2014 but were...Show More Summary

Breaking: Italy's Senate Begins Debate on Civil Unions

The last major Western democracy without legal recognition for same-sex couples, Italy could vote on the matter as soon as Tuesday. read more

Thursday Morning News: Challenger, Zika Virus, Italy, Ellie Goulding, Sia, Atari, Carly Fiorina, Slender Man

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

REMEMBERING: 30 years ago today, the Challenger disaster happened, killing all seven souls on board – a moment many of us will never forget. TODAY: Italy considers a civil unions bill. “The outcome remains uncertain, as lawmakers confront…...Show More Summary

The Flip-Flopper of Our Time: Pope Francis

As Italy struggles to enact civil unions, the pontiff continues to send mixed messages.

Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

Black motorists were given tickets for not wearing seatbelts nearly twice as often as white motorists in 2014, an American Civil Liberties Union report said.

In Italy, same-sex civil union debate going to lawmakers

When the Italian government attempted to introduce same-sex unions in 2007, local documentary maker Gustav Hofer was on hand to film the political effort behind the bill as it stuttered and died in the face of stiff Catholic opposition. Now, nine years later, as the Italian Senate prepares to debate...

What Do Everyday Italians Think of the Proposed Gay Civil Unions Bill? – WATCH

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As we previously reported, thousands of people took to the streets in Italy over the weekend to voice their support for a proposed bill that would allow same-sex couples to enter into civil unions. Italy is currently the only western European nation… Read The post What Do Everyday Italians Think of the Proposed Gay Civil Unions Bill? – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

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