AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's...
Mar 10 2014, 6:26pm CDT
Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post
Felons who have served their prison sentences could win back their right to vote under a proposal to be considered next week by a Wyoming legislative panel. The measure, backed by the American Civil Liberties Union, would establish a process of re-enfranchisement for nonviolent first-time offenders once they finish serving time behind bars, probation or parole. The ACLU’s Wyoming chapter said the bill would have restored voting ...
Full article at: Post Politics: - The Washington Post
1 day ago, 1:01pm CDT
NY judge concludes NSA phone surveillance is legal, rejecting ACLU effort to halt program
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Dec 27 2013, 12:06pm CST
Source: Big Government
Immigrant-rights groups filed a class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration for failing to provide legal representation to illegal immigrant children in deportation hearings Wednesday. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Public Counsel, and K&L Gates LLP, it is an injustice that many illegal immigrant minors appear before immigration ...
Full article at: Big Government
2 days ago, 1:24pm CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- Civil rights and immigration groups on Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit against the federal government for failing to provide legal representation to thousands of minors in deportation proceedings, alleging that agencies are violating the due process clause of the Constitution and a law requiring fair hearings for immigrants.
"If we believe in due process for children in our country, then we cannot ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
2 days ago, 9:54am CDT
The EFF announces that 86 civil liberties organizations and Internet companies, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, reddit, Mozilla, FreedomWorks, and the American Civil Liberties Union, are demanding swift action from Congress in light of the recent revelations about unchecked domestic surveillance.
Jun 11 2013, 9:43am CDT
BOSTON — Arguing that innocent women are being treated worse than prisoners, the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit to end the state's practice of committing drug and a ...
Full article at: SouthCoastToday.com
1 week ago, 10:24pm CDT
Source: Stars and Stripes
The World War II Memorial in Washington may soon have a new prayer inscription added, disappointing secularists and rights groups who had opposed the measure based on opposition to religion displayed in public spaces. ...
Full article at: Stars and Stripes
Jul 1 2014, 3:16pm CDT
Crying Fourth Amendment violations
Sep 8 2010, 10:28am CDT