Articles Tagged 'American Civil Liberties Union'
Milo Yiannopoulos, ACLU sue D.C. Metro transit system
With the ACLU in his corner, conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos sued Metro on Wednesday, demanding the D.C. region’s transit system restore ads for his book.…READ MORE
Utah city’s ‘free-speech zones’ challenged as unconstitutional
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a Utah city in federal court over a “free-speech zone” ordinance, saying the Orwellian-named measure unconstitutionally requires a permit for almost any form of public expression.
The lawsuit was filed against Brigham City on Tuesday on behalf of the Main Street Church, a non-denominational faith barred under the municipal statute from…READ MORE
ACLU targets anti-pregnancy rule at La. school
By Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press
The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana threatened Tuesday to sue a northeastern Louisiana charter school if it doesn’t change rules that keep pregnant students out of the classroom and require girls under suspicion of being pregnant to be tested.
The four-paragraph “Student Pregnancy Policy” in Delhi Charter School’s policy manual says that if a…READ MORE
Lawsuits filed in Cook County claiming state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional
By Rex W. Huppke, Chicago Tribune reporter
Claiming that a state law barring same-sex couples from getting married violates the due-process and equal protection clauses of the Illinois Constitution, two groups filed lawsuits Wednesday against the clerk of Cook County.
The lawsuits by the gay rights group Lambda Legal and theÂ American Civil Liberties Union of IllinoisÂ create a …READ MORE
Mo. school agrees to unblock gay websites
ByÂ Cheryl Wetzstein-The Washington Times
AÂ Missouri school districtÂ has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by theÂ American Civil Liberties Unionover student access to pro-gay websites.
TheÂ Camdenton R-III School DistrictÂ in central Missouri will ensure that nonsexual websites on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues will be put on a customized â€œwhitelist,â€ meaning students can access…READ MORE
Alabama Governor Weighs Approval of Arizona-Style Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants
The governor of Alabama is taking the weekend to decide whether he will sign an Arizona-style bill into law to crack down on…READ MORE
TSA Warns: Submit or Pay
By John Lantigua, Palm Beach Post
If you don’t want to pass through an airport scanner that allows security agents to see an image of…READ MORE
Court rejects govt. use of GPS tracking
By Jim McElhatton-The Washington Times
Ruling that federal agents erred in attaching a satellite tracking device to a vehicle without a search warrant, a federal appeals court Friday reversed the life sentence of man accused of running a major Washington drug ring.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District found that the government’s use of GPS technology to…READ MORE