Exactly two years ago, pro-Kiev nationalist activists blocked anti-Maidan protesters inside Odessa's House of Trade Unions building and set it on fire, killing nearly 50, and injuring hundreds more. The event, which has yet to receive a proper investigation, marked the point of no return in the escalation of the civil war in eastern Ukraine.
INDIANAPOLIS — Just hours after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against a new Indiana abortion law, Hillary Clinton stumped miles away from the state capitol and filed a sort of amicus brief. “I will defend a woman's right to make her own health-care decisions,” Clinton said to a few hundred supporters packed into […]
AP: Voting rolls in Kansas are in “chaos” because of the state’s proof-of-citizenship requirements, the American Civil Liberties Union has argued in a court document, noting that about two-thirds of new voter registration applications submitted during a three-week period in … Continue reading ?
This HaBO request is from Alissha, who is hoping to find this Civil War romance: It was the Civil War. The hero was a Union soldiery doctory type; the heroine a southern belle that was somehow orphaned? Abandoned? Something. She was posing as a boy and ended up working at his field hospital while looking for her aunt. Show More Summary
The city of Odessa and the governments of Ukraine and the United States must protect the civil rights of demonstrators and monitors attending a May 2 memorial for the victims of the 2014 Trade Union Building fire, United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) Co-Coordinator Joe Lombardo told Sputnik.
UNIONS VS. THE PUBLIC: Blue Civil War Meets Thin Blue Line. One highly-publicized and worthwhile endeavor of the Black Lives Matter movement has been to draw attention to the way police union contracts sometimes go too far in shielding misbehaving officers from disciplinary sanctions. But that’s not the only way strong police unions can negotiate […]
Hugo Alcalde is the first policeman ever to enter into a civil union in Chile.
A top European Union official urged the United States on Thursday to accept more refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria. Continue reading ? The post EU official urges U.S. to accept more refugees from Syria appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
1861 - Union forces burn screw frigate Merrimack and Gosport Shipyard, Portsmouth, Va., to prevent Yard facilities and ships from falling into Confederate hands during the Civil War.
Today, HRC joined transgender students and their families, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, the Tennessee Equality Project, the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition, Believe Out Loud and the Religious Institute in Tennessee to deliver a petition with 67,000 signatures urging Tennessee lawmakers to veto HB 2414 and SB 2387. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit regarding CIA documents from a detention site in Afghanistan going back to 2002, according...
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government for information about one of the CIA's detention centers in Afghanistan
The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday will seek to block a Kansas state law that requires people to prove American citizenship if they want to register to vote while applying for a driver’s license. The civil rights group will ask a federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, to issue a...
1861 - The Civil War begins with Confederates firing on Fort Sumter, S.C. The Union Navy plays an integral part blockading Confederates, keeping them diplomatically
An ACLU lawsuit to force Catholic hospitals to perform abortions has been dismissed this week by a Federal District court. From Townhall: A federal court has dismissed the case American Civil Liberties Union v. Trinity Health Corporation, which sought to force Catholic hospitals and staff members to perform abortions regardless of their religious beliefs or […]
In December, LifeNews reported the American Civil Liberties Union sued a Catholic health system in an attempt to force its staff to perform abortions, despite their religious and personal pro-life convictions. On March 23, the court examined the evidence to determine whether to dismiss the ACLU’s lawsuit against the Trinity Health Corporation. Today, the federal […]
A federal court has dismissed the case American Civil Liberties Union v. Trinity Health Corporation, which sought to force Catholic hospitals and...
The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filled suit against the state of Indiana over the recently passed law that bans abortions sought for genetic disorders, such as Down syndrome. Republican Governor Mike Pence's...Show More Summary
On Our Radar Bitch HQ Happy, happy, happy Friday! • Congratulations to Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna—she was admitted to every single Ivy League School! [Colorlines] • Yes! The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky are suing the state of Indiana over its recently signed abortion law, saying it is unconstitutional. Show More Summary
Gay couples in Colombia were already allowed to form civil unions; Thursday's Supreme Court ruling by a 6-3 vote would allow them to marry