by Heidi Groover "The ruling is an important reminder that people who are homeless do have constitutional rights," says the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington's Doug Honig. Ansel Herz Seattle isn't the only place in Washington State where homeless people are having their encampments cleared and their belongings trashed. Show More Summary
Ohio's elections chief says a federal appeals court ruling effectively forces the swing state to place voters who have died or moved on its registration lists. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the public advocacy groupShow More Summary
A federal appeals court says Ohio's elections chief has been wrongfully removing eligible voters from the swing state's registration list. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the public … Click to Continue »
Timothy Edgar: The American Civil Liberties Union and Amnesty International have launched a campaign calling for President Obama to pardon former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. I support that campaign, but not because I simply see Snowden as a hero and the NSA as a villain. Show More Summary
Kim Davis, the infamous Rowan County Clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality, was sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in federal court Mond...
State police in Connecticut are facing a lawsuit after accidentally recording themselves conspiring to fabricate evidence against a protester. The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut (ACLU-CT) filed the suit on Sept. 15, a year after Michael Picard was arrested for protesting near a DUI checkpoint in West Hartford, Ct. The three officers named in […]
The state entered into agreement with a coalition of civil-rights organizations led by the American Civil Liberties Union over the last disp...
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was especially excited about the nuisance guideline, as some cities currently punish renters who call 911 by evicting them.
Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and others will launch a campaign asking President Obama to pardon internet privacy advocate and notorious whistleblower, Edward Snowden....Show More Summary
A Catholic hospital in Michigan will not be forced to recommend abortions to patients after a federal court rejected a woman’s lawsuit on Thursday. Tamesha Means, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in 2013 after she claimed a Catholic hospital failed to present abortion […]
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, I remember 9/11 like it was yesterday. I was one year into my Wall Street career. I got up that morning just like every other morning and headed toward Union Square station to get on the subway down to 3 World Financial Center, the headquarters of Lehman Brothers. Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a Kansas City elementary student it says was handcuffed for crying and screaming … Click to Continue »
The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to unseal a warrant used to deploy malware against users of dark web email service TorMail.
n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing Alabama county officials of violating a Christian woman’s religious rights by forcing her to remove her headscarf...Show More Summary
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit accusing Alabama county officials of violating a Christian woman’s religious rights by forcing her to remove her headscarf before taking her driver’s license photo. Yvonne Allen, of Tuskegee, said a court clerk told her when...
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing county officials in Alabama who told a Christian woman to remove her headscarf for her driver’s license photo.
An intruder in Oxford, Iowa was shot by a homeowner during the commission of his crime, but I’m not subscribing to the North Liberty Leader to get the details. The other day we talked about the shooting in Union County, North Carolina of 17-year-old Marquies Rason Waters when he broke into a home by the […]
The ACLU’s Executive Director Anthony Romero comments on the donation. Actress Amber Heard announced yesterday she will give the American Civil Liberties Union half of her $7 million divorce settlement to support our work fighting violence against women. Show More Summary
“Plain and simple, this is just discrimination against a person because of who she is,” said John Knight, the director of the LGBT and HIV Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, in an interview with Rewire. The post Federal Court Says Trans Worker Can Be Fired Based on Owner’s Religious Beliefs appeared first on Rewire.
Amber Heard will donate the entirety of her $7 million divorce settlement to the American Civil Liberties Union and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, according to a statement the actress released on Thursday.