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Legal Battle Persists to Get Remaining Abuse Photos From Pentagon - ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will continue to apply legal pressure on the US government until the Pentagon surrenders all remaining images related to the abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, the group’s spokesperson Josh Bell told Sputnik.

US military releases small batch of abuse case photos

Pentagon releases 198 of 2,000 images after freedom of information lawsuit filed by American Civil Liberties Union.

Pentagon Publishes 200 Bush-Era Torture Pictures After ACLU Lawsuit

On Friday, the Pentagon released 198 photographs of detainees being abused by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003-2006, after a lengthy legal battle with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Judge throws out anti-gay lawsuit against NYCLU

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A man who charged the New York Civil Liberties Union of firing him because he’s gay has had his lawsuit thrown out of court.

Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police following requests from city officials and community members. Although the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for a federal investigation...Show More Summary

What If Obama Believed In Individual Liberty & Free Markets?

Submitted by Richard Ebeling via, President Barack Obama delivered his final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016, and devoted most of the time to defending his “legacy” of bigger and more intrusive government,...Show More Summary

Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

Black motorists were given tickets for not wearing seatbelts nearly twice as often as white motorists in 2014, an American Civil Liberties Union report said.

'Bloodshed' Predicted by Member of 'Christian Civil Liberties Union' Over New Mosque in Milwaukee

The group's threats are not idle, in a country that has seen an alarming uptick in violence targeting Muslim communities. Nationwide blowback targeting Muslim places of worship has now reached South Milwaukee, Wisconsin--where a group calling itself the Christian Civil Liberties Union (CCLU) is aggressively opposing the construction of a new mosque. Show More Summary

'Bloodshed' Predicted by Member of 'Christian Civil Liberties Union' Over New Mosque Construction in Milwaukee

The religious facility--Masjid Al-Hudad--does not require prior approval from the city and has already acquired the property on which it will be built. Nationwide blowback targeting Muslim places of worship has now reached South Milwaukee,...Show More Summary

Here's the ACLU's 2016 LGBT Agenda

The American Civil Liberties Union has a hefty to-do list when it comes to LGBT rights.

Who Should Control Hart Island, NYC's "Prison For The Dead"?

Speaking before the City Council on Wednesday, New York Civil Liberties Union attorney Christopher Dunn described what it's like to visit Hart Island, where more than 1 million New Yorkers are buried?many of them homeless in life or unidentifiable in death, alongside stillborn infants, veterans, or AIDs victims. [ more › ]

Supreme Court’s Reputation Cannot Weigh Against Liberty

The court must rectify its mistake from forty years ago and stop unions collecting fees from non-members.

Planned Parenthood slams congressman for calling out Obama on abortion at SOTU: that’s ‘disrespect’

Planned Parenthood condemned two Republican lawmakers for promoting life and religious liberty at pro-abortion president Barack Obama's final State of the Union address.

California judge sides with Catholic hospital refusing to let doctor tie woman’s tubes after C-section

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A San Francisco judge on Thursday refused to order a Catholic hospital to allow an obstetrician to use its facility to sterilize a woman just after the birth of her third child. In denying the American Civil Liberties Union’s emergency request, superior court judge Ernest Goldsmith recognized the...

Free-riding Or First Amendment? Union Dues Case Exposes A Deep Intellectual Divide

A Supreme Court case reveals the deep intellectual chasm between liberals, who support the idea of mandatory unionization and conservatives who it as a potential threat to individual liberty.

Ben Carson: Investigate Muslim Group Attending the State of the Union for 'Civilization Jihad'

Ben Carson doesn’t hate Muslims, per se—he just doesn’t think one should be president, he’s pretty sure they’re all going to sharia us in our sleep, and a Muslim civil liberties organization shouldn’t be allowed to attend the State of the Union and should be investigated for possible jihad. That’s all. Read more...

Rand Paul wins support of GOP ‘liberty’ caucus

The Republican Liberty Caucus, a 25-year old union of the GOP's libertarian-leaning activists, has endorsed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president over Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.). Coming just hours before Paul gets a Senate vote on his legislation to audit the Federal Reserve, his campaign is calling this a victory in the "liberty lane" of […]

Kim Davis Standing For Religious Liberty At The State Of The Union Is Dumb

I don’t understand why Kim Davis – the West Virginia county clerk who refused to issue licenses for homosexuals – is being held up as a symbol for religious liberty. Yet that seems to be exactly what is happening. Davis will be attending President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address alongside Mat Staver, the...

Kim Davis and Mat Staver Will Attend the State of the Union

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kim Davis will be attending the State of the Union Tuesday as a guest of the Family Research Council. Also in attendance with Davis will be her attorney Mat Staver of the anti-gay group The Liberty Counsel. Staver has been Davis’ mouthpiece as… Read The post Kim Davis and Mat Staver Will Attend the State of the Union appeared first on Towleroad.

Happy Birthday, J. Edgar

It may seem passing strange for a civil libertarian, a general counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union, to be celebrating the birthday of the dreaded FBI director. But for me, Hoover, who would celebrate his 120th birthday on January...Show More Summary

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