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ACLU Sues Kentucky Over Ultrasound Requirement For Abortions

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

The American Civil Liberties Union sued Kentucky state officials on Monday to block a new law that requires women seeking an abortion to first undergo an ultrasound and hear a description of the embryo or fetus. ACLU lawyers filed the...Show More Summary

National Police Union President Says Asset Forfeiture Abuse Is A 'Fake Issue' Generated By The Media

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Chuck Canterbury, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, has been given an editorial megaphone over at the Daily Caller. Canterbury's using this platform to defend the pretty much indefensible: civil asset forfeiture. Colloquially...Show More Summary

10 Books About The Civil War For The History Buff In All Of Us

If your idea of good reading involves stories about the Union and the Confederacy, then you’ll want to add these page-turners to your bookshelf or Kindle. We’ve partnered with the hit PBS show Mercy Street to curate a list of the most interesting reads on the Civil War. Show More Summary

ACLU Vows to Fight Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills

ACLU Vows to Fight Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills The American Civil Liberties Union has vowed to fight a new wave of anti-trans legislation in court. Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Sir Ivan Rogers resigned from the civil service

LONDON — Sir Ivan Rogers has resigned from the civil service, four days after quitting his role as the UK's ambassador to the European Union, the BBC reported. It means he won't take up any new government role on his return from Brussels. Rogers...Show More Summary

May's Brexit department is in another crisis as senior workers demand more pay or they'll quit

LONDON — The government faces another crisis amongst its senior staff as key civil servants are demanding more money to deal with an increased workload following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The FDA union, which represents...Show More Summary

So Good: Bon Iver's Full Concert at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works

On Dec. 4, just before Bon Iver took the stage at Pioneer Works, an old ironworks warehouse turned nonprofit arts and culture space, these prophetic words from Union Army officer Sullivan Ballou echoed off the Civil War-era brick walls: "Sarah,...Show More Summary

EU Agrees Dental Amalgam Ban in Children, Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

European civil society has endorsed this week's provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for pregnant and breastfeeding women as of 1 July 2018.

ACLU and Planned Parenthood Use Lawsuits to Topple Any Pro-Life Laws in Alaska

On Nov. 30, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) teamed up with Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands to sue the State of Alaska over abortion restrictions. This marks the sixth time since 1996 that the ACLU has sued the State of Alaska or one of its subdivisions over pro-life laws or […]

New York Historical Society To Preserve Thousands Of Post-It Notes Mourning Trump's Election

“Don’t give up ? stand up.” “Be kind.” “Respect and protect civil rights.” These are some of the messages scrawled across Post-It notes, that, until last week, were plastered to the walls of New York’s Union Square subway station. The...Show More Summary

Episode 743: 50 Ways to Leave Your Union

Today on the show, two unions separated by 200 years, an ocean and an exit clause. The United States has no exit clause. It led to civil war. Europe, on the other hand, has Article 50.

WHAT A JOKE: Comedians organize festival of shows nationwide over Inauguration Day Weekend to support ACLU

If you think Donald J. Trump becoming President of the United States of America is a gift to comedians, well, not exactly. In fact, some comedians are rallying against Trump and raising money for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), staging a nationwide festival of shows over the Inauguration Day Weekend (Trump formally takes office […]

San Francisco libraries want to microchip their books

The San Francisco Public Library is considering adopting a $7.5 million microchip system to help improve sorting and prevent theft, over the objections of the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Freedom Foundation, the San Francisco Examiner reports. In 2004, San Francisco rejected a...

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Why They Oppose Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. “Groups like the Leadership…

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Why They Oppose Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. “Groups like the Leadership Conference and American Civil Liberties Union and NAACP are no longer about civil rights. They are about enforcing an orthodoxy of identity politics. Identity politics helps Democrats win elections. The only way Hillary had a hope to win the White […]

Obama’s Pick For The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Has The Nation’s Largest Police Union Infuriated

While Debo Adegbile’s nomination to become Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division failed in 2014, President Obama decided to put...

Same-sex unions to be automatically recognised in ACT

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Same-sex marriages and other same-sex relationships with formal recognition in other jurisdictions will be automatically recognised in the ACT as a Civil Union under new laws introduced by Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay today. The ACT...Show More Summary

The National Donating Merch Profits to Planned Parenthood, ACLU, More

The National are donating the profits from their online store sales (dating back to Black Friday) to four organizations: Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Democracy Now! In a...Show More Summary

A Union soldier's determined efforts to break out of an "escape-proof" Confederate prison

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Libby Prison was one of the most infamous prison camps of the Civil War -- thousands of Union prisoners were packed together in a converted warehouse, facing months or years of starvation and abuse. The Confederates thought the prison...Show More Summary

ACLU sues Indiana town over Christmas tree cross

The cross on top of an Indiana town Christmas tree is in danger of being taken down after the ACLU filed a lawsuit against the religious symbol. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed the suit on behalf of Knightstown resident...Show More Summary

ACLU Sues Indiana Town Over Christmas Tree Cross

The Indianapolis chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has set its crosshairs on the small town of Knightstown over its Christmas tree, which features a lighted cross at the top of the tree. Residents of Knightstown – whose population … More » The post ACLU Sues Indiana Town Over Christmas Tree Cross appeared first on EveryJoe.

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