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“‘Chaos’ In Kansas: ACLU Says Two-Thirds Voter Registrations On Hold”

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 ?

HRC Joins Petition Delivery in Tennessee; Asks Lawmakers to Veto Anti-LGBT Legislation

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

ACLU Sues CIA for Afghan Detention Site Info

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit regarding CIA documents from a detention site in Afghanistan going back to 2002, according...

ACLU sues federal government over CIA "black site"

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government for information about one of the CIA's detention centers in Afghanistan

ACLU sues Kansas and its anti-immigrant secretary of state over voter ID law

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

-Lawsuit to Force Catholic Hospitals to Perform Abortions Dismissed

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 […]

Court Dismisses ACLU Lawsuit Attempting to Force Catholic Hospital to Do Abortions

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 […]

Court Dismisses Lawsuit That Would Have Forced Catholic Hospitals to Perform Abortions

A federal court has dismissed the case American Civil Liberties Union v. Trinity Health Corporation, which sought to force Catholic hospitals and...

Indiana Is Latest State to Pass Restrictive Abortion Bill Claiming Safety

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

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: Feminist News Roundup

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

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Are Suing Indiana Over Its New Garbage Anti-Choice Law

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

On Thursday, Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state of Indiana seeking an injunction to prevent its recent abortion law from taking effect on July 1. If you haven't heard about the garbage law: It would hold doctors liable for abortions performed because of... More »

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Indiana over new abortion law

The state of Indiana is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky over the abortion law recently signed by Gov. Mike Pence. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court, says the law is unconstitutional and challenges several provisions,...

US Border Patrol Taking Away Undocumented Mexican Migrants Belongings

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico together with other rights organizations filed the administrative complaint with the US Department of Homeland Security claiming that immigrants suspected of being on the US territory without a legal permission were deported without their belongings in 26 cases.

UCLA Professors: FDR’s Policies Prolonged the Great Depression

The anti-civil liberties (remember internment camps?) U.S. President FDR was also responsible for slowing the U.S. economy after the Great Depression with anti-competitive and pro-labor union measures that he pushed through after being elected. Photo by ewg4xuva

ACLU accuses FBI of gambling with cybersecurity as it fails to disclose iPhone hack details to Apple

3 weeks agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

The  American Civil Liberties Union has accused the FBI of gambling with cybersecurity by failing to disclose to Apple the method used to access the San Bernardino iPhone, reports the WSJ. Chris Soghoian, principal technologist at the...Show More Summary

The Feds are demanding that Google unlock phones as well

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) compiled and released a map of where the federal government is currently taking Apple, Google -- and in some cases, both -- to court in order to compel the companies to unlock a suspect's phone. Show More Summary

The ACLU wants to remind us there are still 63 pending iPhone unlock cases

The San Bernardino case is over, but you’d be remiss in assuming the fight started, or stopped, with Syed Farook. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wants to remind you that there are currently 63 confirmed cases in addition to as many as 25 more that are either thought to be related to iPhones or currently pending and without a docket number. Show More Summary

Feds Have Asked Apple and Google to Crack Into Smartphones 63 Times Since 2008

Since receiving a court order to compel Apple to crack open the San Bernardino, California, shooter’s iPhone, the FBI maintained that the case was about only one iPhone. But a new report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)...Show More Summary

Apple & Google have faced 63 All Writs Act-related orders to access devices, ACLU says

The U.S. federal government has invoked the All Writs Act at least 63 times to compel Apple and Google to help unlock devices involved in investigations, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Wednesday.

Apple, Google routinely asked to help government access devices: ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday said it had identified 63 cases across the U.S. in which the federal government asked for a court order compelling Apple or Google to help access devices seized during investigations.

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