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  1. Andrew Sullivan Rips Jo Becker's Marriage Equality Book; Author RespondsRead the original story

    25 min ago | The Huffington Post

    ... Ken Mehlman, and Proposition 8 attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson -- and minimizes or ignores many others, like ACLU lawyer Dan Foley and Freedom to Marry president Evan Wolfson. The result, Sullivan wrote, is a " troubling travesty on gay history ...

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  2. Border Patrol Harasses Local Protesters, Tells Them 'You Have No Rights Here'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... vehicle in front of them. So matters are pretty tense betwen Arivacans and Border Patrol. What started all of this? An ACLU complaint filed in January details some of the abuses. One former local business owner (her small business suffered from the ...

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  3. Majd Kayyal Released from Israeli Prison, Most Serious Security Charges DroppedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Make the World a Better Place

    ... Department correspondent raised a timely question on Kayyal's behalf at this week's press briefing. Jamil Dakwar of the ACLU first brought the case to my attention. And Israeli activists protested the Palestinian reporter's arrest in Tel Aviv on ...

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  4. Partners, friends, enemies: Tech companies' strange relationship with the governmentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... vice president and general counsel at Microsoft; Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash.; and Gabe Rottman, legislative counsel, ACLU National Legislative Office. How many different governments do we have? That was a question posed at the digital privacy forum ...

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  5. Lawsuit filed to gag Idaho's controversial "ag gag" lawRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Bandera County Courier

    ... Defense Fund (ALDF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho (ACLU) and the Center for Food Safety (CFS). Idaho is the seventh state to pass an ag gag law, and the first to do so since 2012. ...

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  6. ACLU questions Arivaca Road Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Helping People, to monitor and document checkpoint activity. It included protesting the checkpoint near its location. ACLU Staff Attorney James Lyall stated in the letter, "The campaign is the culmination of Arivaca residents' growing concern with ...

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  7. DOJ: Number of US deportation cases steadily decliningRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... detention of individuals to question them about their immigration status. In May the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] of Georgia reported [JURIST report] that undocumented immigrants face constitutional and human rights ...

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  8. Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Thank God It's Gioved "Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Professional Left with Driftglass & Blue Gal, West Coast Cookbook 6 Minute Recipes, Jim Hightower, Green News Report, ACLU Minutes, Breaking Through with Mom's Rising, BradCast, Eclectic DJ Mixes, Nicole Sandler, Ring of Fire, The Zero Hour with RJ ...

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  9. Couple files lawsuit urging Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down state's same-sex marriage banRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Jurist

    ... recognize an out-of-state same-sex marriage on a death certificate. One day earlier the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) [advocacy website] filed a federal lawsuit [JURIST report] challenging North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages. Earlier ...

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  10. Bullshitwashing the Marriage Equality MovementRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... subject from an idea to a reality. The man who actually started that revolution was Dan Foley, a straight man from the ACLU, who filed the key lawsuit. Foley does not make Becker's index. Why would he? If the revolution only began in 2008, he is ...

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  11. Livingston County jail must allow mail from ACLURead the original story

    Yesterday | WJRT

    ... from the American Civil Liberties Union. Federal Judge Denise Page Hood signed a restraining order last week after the ACLU complained it got no response to two dozen letters sent in February. Jail administrator Tom Cremonte says officials don't ...

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  12. ACLU sues Michigan, wants gay marriages recognizedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... is asking a judge to force the state of Michigan to recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed in March. The ACLU filed a lawsuit today on behalf of couples who say their constitutional rights are being violated by Gov. Rick Snyder. He ...

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  13. Reader letters, April 18Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... I know that there would be a lot of push back from the public employee's unions and the teacher's union as well as the ACLU, but do you want your child being taught by someone on cocaine? How about decisions being made regarding national defense and ...

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  14. News BriefingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Philadelphia Gay News

    Litigant continues marriage-equality challenge Antigay activist James D. Schneller still wants to intervene in a federal marriage-equality lawsuit filed by the ACLU, despite being denied by a federal judge.

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  15. Court OKs Snowden email firm contemptRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... that there are limits on the government's power to coerce innocent service providers into its surveillance activities," ACLU attorney Brian Hauss said in a written statement. Samuel said his client was placed at a disadvantage when he was "hauled ...

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  16. Lavabit, Company That Defied NSA Surveillance, Loses AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... there are limits on the government's power to coerce innocent service providers into its surveillance activities," said ACLU attorney Brian Hauss in an emailed statement. "The government exceeded those limits when it asked Lavabit to blow up its ...

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  17. from Readers: Peace Studies offers look at Vietnam protestsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... my tenure at Southern Methodist University in Dallas through my membership in the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in collaboration with the National Association for the Advancement of ...

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  18. ACLU sues Arkansas over voter photo ID lawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... only creates more trouble for people who have been voting all their lives," Rita Sklar, executive director of ACLU of Arkansas, told reporters after the lawsuit was filed. "It throws hurdles in front of them instead of making it easier for them to ...

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  19. Suit filers: Voter-ID law contrary to constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Rita Sklar, executive director of the ACLU of Arkansas, discusses the group's lawsuit challenging the state's voter-identification law Wednesday outside the Pulaski County Courthouse.

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  20. No Right to Information on Targeted KillingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... defending the government's use of drones. A federal judge in Manhattan found in favor of the Justice Department. The ACLU and the Times appealed. The 2nd Circuit ordered the government defendants to submit the withheld documents for in-camera ...

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