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Congolese asylum seeker reunited with 7-year-old daughter after months apart

After more than four months being held thousands of miles apart by U.S. immigration officials, a Congolese asylum seeker has been reunited with her seven-year-old daughter, the American Civil Liberties Union reported Saturday. BREAKING:...Show More Summary

Progressive groups investing in district attorney races as path to criminal justice reform

The American Civil Liberties Union, backed by millions in funding from billionaire Democratic donor George Soros, is investing resources and applying organizational muscle in local district attorney races in 2018. … Click to Continu...

PCR Asks: Does The ACLU No Longer Defend Civil Liberty?

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, There are many signs of American collapse. One of the most scary is the fact that the American Civil Liberties Union no longer knows what are the civil liberties it purports to defend. Identity Politics...Show More Summary

US police spied on Muslims, African Americans: ACLU

Police in Boston unjustly spied on Muslims and African Americans online for years, American Civil Liberties Union says.

Report: Social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

The American Civil Liberties Union says a social media monitoring program used by the Boston police department appears to have had little benefit to public safety while unfairly focusing on groups such as Muslims.

Federal judge temporary halts deportation of Indonesian Christians

A New Jersey federal judge temporary halted deportation proceedings against undocumented Indonesian Christians seeking legal status in the United States. Friday’s order came after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit following aggressive roundups of Indonesian Christians in New Jersey. Show More Summary

"That the FBI has grave concerns should give one pause but should not be dispositive. The important thing is we want the Congress to be able to challenge executive branch determinations that things not be made public."

Said Morton Halperin, who — as the Washington director of the American Civil Liberties Union — helped draft Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). He's quoted in "Nunes memo centers on a 40-year-old law written to prevent surveillance abuses" (WaPo). Show More Summary

ACLU Backs Lyft’s Plan to Avoid Background Checks – Flawed & Unreliable

"We've taken a stand against reliance on fingerprint-based checks that have repeatedly proven to be biased and inaccurate." ~ American Civil Liberties Union This post ACLU Backs Lyft’s Plan to Avoid Background Checks – Flawed & Unreliable appeared first on

Here's What Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Actions Have Wrought

The moves Trump touted in his State of the Union address embrace liberty for the religious right only.

ACLU sues Bakersfield police over traffic stop and arrest of black passenger

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Bakersfield Police Department, claiming its officers unlawfully jailed a black man after they stopped the car he was riding in because the vehicle had an air freshener dangling from its rear view mirror. The March 17 arrest of Robert Mitchell occurred...

ACLU sues over Albuquerque panhandling ordinance

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has filed a lawsuit over an Albuquerque panhandling ordinance that went into effect last month. The ordinance passed by the Albuquerque City … Click to Continue »

ACLU: Bible study in Kentucky schools unconstitutional

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Some bible literacy classes being taught in Kentucky public schools may be unconstitutional, the American Civil Liberties Union has warned. WSAZ news reported that the Kentucky chapter of the ACLU wrote a letter to the state’s department of education expressing “serious concern” over courses that...

Trump administration denies abortion for another young undocumented immigrant

The Trump administration recently denied a fourth young undocumented immigrant the right to an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Thursday. The 17-year-old girl — referred to as “Jane Moe” in court papers — is believed to be in the second trimester of her pregnancy. She has access to private funds to […]

Drug arrests at border checkpoints challenged in court

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a judge to suppress evidence against 18 people charged with drug possession after being stopped and searched by customs and border protection agents … Click to Continue »

Judge Slams Parental Notification Law, Claims Teen Girls Have a “Constitutional Right to Abortion”

A 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge criticized Indiana on Friday for trying to help ensure that parents are aware when their minor daughter has an abortion. Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are challenging the state law, which requires abortion facilities to obtain proof of consent from a parent or legal guardian […]

ACLU says Kansas school boards' rules violate speech rights

Local school boards in Kansas are violating people's free speech rights with policies that restrict public comments, the American Civil Liberties Union's state chapter argues as it pushes a Kansas … Click to Continue »

Pentagon must give ACLU access to American detained in Iraq: judge

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to give the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) access to an American suspected of fighting for Islamic State and held in secret U.S. military detention in Iraq for more than three months. In a ruling issued late on Saturday, U.S. District...

Judge partially lifts Trump administration ban on refugees

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Jewish Family Service argued the ban causes irreparable harm.        

Captured American IS fighter must have access to lawyer: judge

A federal judge has ruled that the Pentagon must allow an American Islamic State fighter captured in Iraq access to a lawyer, following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the Federal District...Show More Summary

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