Articles Tagged 'ACLU'
ACLU, two advocacy groups file two new lawsuits against Trump’s transgender military ban
The American Civil Liberties Union and two other groups that advocate on behalf of transgender service members filed federal lawsuits Monday against President Trump’s order…
ACLU Crys as local law enforcement does their job
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the detention of three teens suspected of being gang members.
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.…
ACLU calls for school police officers to go unarmed because guns send a ‘negative message’
School resource officers should be unarmed because guns in school hallways send a “negative message” to students, according to an op-ed posted to the American…
Atlanta family battling state over right to name daughter Allah
ATLANTA — The toddler daughter of Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk has everything you would expect: a sweet smile, curious nature and finicky tastes.
ACLU LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE TRAINING ON PROTEST, RESISTANCE
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The American Civil Liberties Union staged a nationwide training event Saturday to make sure people are aware of their rights as…
Planned Parenthood-backed bill faces ACLU, media backlash in California
California lawmakers have OK’d a Planned Parenthood-backed bill that creates new penalties for distributing secret recordings of discussions with health providers – but civil rights…
ACLU targeting Louisiana school over educator’s ‘God Bless You’ greeting
The ACLU of Louisiana is accusing a high school of promoting Christianity in an open letter on Friday because a student group hung prayer boxes…
NSA releases privacy-violation documents on Christmas Eve
The National Security Agency released on Wednesday heavily redacted accounts of unlawful or improper surveillance conducted since Sept. 11, 2001, in response to a Freedom…
ACLU uses profiling charges against police to target Arizona’s illegal immigrant law
In a coordinated legal blitz against one of the nation’s toughest anti-immigration statutes, the ACLU of Arizona last week accused the Tucson Police Department of violating protections included in the law, arguing that officers last year conducted an illegal stop of two men sitting in a van just because they were Hispanic.
It’s the second such charge lodged by the…