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  1. Confronting Freedom of Religion at the Local LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Neatorama

    ... rule was withdrawn as a result of the Assembly approving the amendment. Decker said in the past that while the ACLU hopes not to sue, it wouldn't rule it out, "if that's what upholding the Constitution takes." However, the reversion to the open ...

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  2. Boston students' protest raises rights questionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... rights violation especially if it disproportionately impacts students of one race," Cregor said. Rahsaan Hall, of the ACLU of Massachusetts, called the students "courageous" but declined to say if his group would support legal action on behalf of ...

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  3. Advocates protest BPD spying techRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... Eastern males acting suspiciously" at the marathon a year after the 2013 bombings. Civil rights groups, including the ACLU, have called for BPD to disclose how they will use the tech, concerned it could be used to wrongly categorize protesters and ...

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  4. ACLU files lawsuit to get recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... in Thurston County Superior Court, says the county has unreasonably dragged its feet in producing the records. The ACLU says it's investigating possible constitutional violations at the facility. Two juvenile detention officials were docked pay ...

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  5. Ignore the Antics and Appreciate What's ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... that should put a smile on the faces of deplorables and irredeemables all over this great land in 2017: Instead of an ACLU activist, the next Supreme Court nominee will be someone who will restore a majority that believes in the original meaning of ...

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  6. City continues Ten Commandments monument lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... judges on the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to review the decision made by a panel of three judges last month The ACLU filed a lawsuit against Bloomfield in 2012, claiming a Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall violates residents' ...

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  7. Free Speech vs. Hate SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... ool District agreed to develop written policies and mandatory student training as part of their Consent Decree with the ACLU and Boyd County Gay-Straight Alliance. The training, consisting of a one-hour video, an

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  8. ACLU criticizes school for forcing students to plankRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Horton Elementary School has been criticized for requiring students to plank in an effort to curb unruly behavior. Horton Elementary School in southeastern San Diego has come under fire for disciplining students for misbehavior by forcing them to hold a plank position on a hot blacktop surface, which the ACLU said amounts to corporal punishment.

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  9. Obama imposes new transparency measures for national security agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... with active duty service members and address troops there, and will discuss the nation's counterterrorism campaign. The ACLU praised the report and said it finally offers real clarity on torture, although the group lamented that the White House ...

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  10. Librarians, Act Now to Protect Your UsersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... and pushed back against (unconstitutional) National Security Letters (NSLs). Librarians also stood with EFF and the ACLU when we worked to pass the California Reader Privacy Act in 2011. With the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump, many ...

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  11. Scrooged: No Christmas day visits at NH men's prisons because holiday falls on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... s still can't receive Christmas cards or any type of cards because officials believe they could contain contraband. The ACLU-NH has filed suit in federal court trying to end the ban on cards. Click here for ACLU-NH lawsuit information.

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  12. Court upholds warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens under Section 702Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    ... Mohamud's lawyers were informed that their client was surveilled under the FAA. His legal team, along with the ACLU and EFF, has since argued that the surveillance violated Mohamud's Fourth Amendment rights." The new ruling concludes that government ...

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  13. ACLU sues county for records about solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... in Thurston County Superior Court, says the county has unreasonably dragged its feet in producing the records. The ACLU says it's investigating possible constitutional violations at the facility. Two juvenile detention officials were docked pay ...

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  14. ACLU And LGBT Groups Call on Obama to Grant Clemency to Chelsea ManningRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Force National Organization for Women Pride at Work Transgender Law Center ACLU And LGBT Groups Call on Obama to Grant Clemency ...

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  15. Supreme Court must protect immigration detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... three years in immigration detention without any substantive legal hearing. So the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) brought a class action suit challenging such practices on behalf of Rodriguez and others, and the high court heard arguments in ...

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  16. Should flag-burners go to jail, lose citizenship?Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Echo

    ... the Supreme Court shot down the Flag Protection Act, which attempted to outlaw the burning or defacing of the flag. The ACLU of Colorado said even though it is protected, having the president-elect question the legality of flag burning creates fear. ...

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  17. California Legislators Look to Reform Bail System to Stop Punishing the PoorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... (who, we will remind, have merely been charged with a crime and not convicted). The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in California and several other criminal justice reform groups are helping attempt to push a bill forward. An ACLU fact sheet ...

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  18. Dozens of Rights Groups Ask Obama to 'End Cycle of Cruelty,' Free Chelsea ManningRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... to grow increasingly urgent. On Monday, over a dozen advocacy groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Lambda Legal, and the National Organization for Women (NOW) sent a letter to the outgoing president reiterating the request ...

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  19. Christie vetoes new limits on solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... of Counties said it would hike costs for the jails that they run. Alex Shalom, senior staff attorney at the state ACLU, said Christie's sharp-tongued veto message failed to acknowledge the seriousness of the issue. "The very regulations that the ...

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  20. Elections results for Marsy's Law have been certified - Mon, 05 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... city and county governments asked the Supreme Court on Friday to settle a dispute over when it should take effect. The ACLU petition argues that Attorney General Tim Fox, in writing the voter pamphlet information, misinterpreted a section of the ...

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