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ACLU And Lambda Legal Ask Supreme Court To Reject Motion To Delay Virginia Marriages

August 19, 2014

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ACLU and Lambda Legal Ask Supreme Court to Reject Motion to Delay Virginia Marriages Lawyers for Class of All Same-Sex Couples in Virginia Also Seek Speedy Review on Merits if Stay is Granted August 18, 2014 _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org Richmond, Va. – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Virginia, […]

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ACLU | Ferguson: On the Ground

August 19, 2014

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Ferguson: On the Ground Protestors’ Rights By Diane Balogh, ACLU of Eastern Missouri at 8:27pm ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In the wake of the Michael Brown tragedy last week, the ACLU has been working diligently to shed light on what transpired, as well as preserve First Amendment Rights for the community and media. Here’s how we are working […]

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ACLU | Know Your Rights, Ferguson, Missouri

August 15, 2014

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Know Your Rights, Ferguson, Missouri Racial Profiling By Alona Sistrunk, Communications and Development Associate, ACLU of Missouri at 10:01am _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Outside of the Ferguson Police Department, protesters continue to exercise their right to protest in response to the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on Saturday. In a show of solidarity, they […]

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ACLU | Ferguson Police’s PR Stunt Poisons Independent And Impartial Investigation

August 15, 2014

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Ferguson Police’s PR Stunt Poisons Independent and Impartial Investigation Racial Profiling By Dennis Parker, Director, ACLU Racial Justice Program at 6:23pm _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The tragic killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department has shocked his family, community, and the nation. The public and the ACLU of Missouri have […]

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Latest Posts From The ACLU.ORG

August 2, 2014

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Latest ACLU Posts New Technology Renews Old Fears of Manipulation and Control What Crack Cocaine Teaches Us About NSA Reform Want Safer Communities? Throw Fewer People Behind Bars How to Save $24 Billion and Fix Our Broken Justice System The Senate Jumps into the Race to Rein in NSA Surveillance An Evening Stroll, a Volley […]

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ACLU of Florida Cheers State Judge’s Ruling Declaring Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

July 18, 2014

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LGBT Rights ACLU of Florida Cheers State Judge’s Ruling Declaring Marriage Ban Unconstitutional July 17, 2014 Injunction applies to Monroe County, is stayed until July 22nd; Ruling “the beginning of the end” for state’s marriage ban; Decision due any day in other Florida lawsuits, including federal lawsuit brought by ACLU on behalf of SAVE and […]

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ACLU | Suing to Defend Americans’ Right To Take Pictures in Public

July 17, 2014

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Suing to Defend Americans’ Right to Take Pictures in Public Government Surveillance By Julia Harumi Mass, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California at 12:34pm ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What does an 86-year-old art photographer have in common with a young man with a video game habit? Not just a proclivity for perfectly innocuous hobbies, unfortunately. These days, engaging […]

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ACLU | What The Bears’ Brandon Marshall’s Struggles With Mental Illness Teach Us About The Criminal Justice System

July 7, 2014

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What the Bears’ Brandon Marshall’s Struggles With Mental Illness Teach Us About the Criminal Justice System Overincarceration By Ajmel Quereshi, Staff Counsel, ACLU at 2:46pm ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In a recent article in ESPN the Magazine, Chicago Bears All-Pro Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall admitted that in 2011 he was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Marshall was diagnosed […]

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ACLU: Constitution Applies On Foreign Soil Says Federal Appeals Court | Translation: It Sure As Hell Applies To The Dumb-asses Working In Local Tallahassee Government (Ex. TPD Officers, Mayor John Marks, etc.)

June 30, 2014

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Constitution Applies on Foreign Soil Says Federal Appeals Court June 30, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NEW YORK–In a momentous decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Constitution applies outside of the territorial limits of the United States, in this case Mexico, squarely rejecting the government’s argument that […]

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ACLU | Interactive Map: Privacy in the States on Four Key Issues

June 30, 2014

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Interactive Map: Privacy in the States on Four Key Issues Civil Liberties in the Digital Age By Allie Bohm, Advocacy & Policy Strategist, ACLU at 10:50am ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In the last few years, we’ve seen an unprecedented number of privacy battles being waged in state legislatures. Today we’re launching an interactive web map that shows the […]

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