About these ads

Tag Archives: civil liberties union

ACLU Sues Florida Dept. Of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles For Suspending Licenses Of Defendants Too Poor To Pay Court Costs

September 18, 2013

0 Comments

Criminal Justice ACLU Sues Dept. of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles for Suspending Licenses of Defendants Too Poor to Pay Court Costs September 18, 2013 Lawsuit filed on behalf of Ft. Lauderdale man states that failure to determine a person’s ability to pay before suspension violates due process rights of poor defendants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: […]

About these ads
Continue reading...

ACLU | Edward Snowden Is A Whistleblower

August 2, 2013

1 Comment

Edward Snowden is a Whistleblower By Michael German, Senior Policy Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 12:00am _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ This piece originally ran at the ACSblog. My American Civil Liberties Union colleagues and I have been extremely busy since the Guardian and the Washington Post published leaked classified documents exposing the scope of the government’s secret […]

Continue reading...

ACLU On State Appeal Of Challenge To Law Banning Doctors from Asking About Guns: “Just Plain Dumb”

July 22, 2013

0 Comments

Free Speech, Privacy Rights ACLU on State Appeal of Challenge to Law Banning Doctors from Asking about Guns: “Just Plain Dumb” July 18, 2013 Appeals court today heard arguments on “Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act,” which lower court declared unconstitutional; ACLU filed amicus brief on behalf of medical and child welfare organizations CONTACT: ACLU of Florida […]

Continue reading...

ACLU Releases Documents on License Plate Scanners From Some 300 Police Departments Nationwide

July 17, 2013

0 Comments

ACLU Releases Documents on License Plate Scanners From Some 300 Police Departments Nationwide   Print Email Facebook Twitter Share   Documents Show Location Records Being Kept on Tens of Millions of Innocent Americans July 17, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – Police departments around the country are rapidly expanding their use of […]

Continue reading...

ACLU | NSA Collecting Vast Data on Americans’ Internet Activities, New Report Says

June 28, 2013

0 Comments

Home › National Security NSA Collecting Vast Data on Americans’ Internet Activities, New Report Says Share Print Email Facebook Twitter Share June 27, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The government is collecting large amounts of information about Americans’ internet communications, according to a report published today in The Guardian. The newspaper also […]

Continue reading...

ACLU Ad Campaign Urges Republicans to Come Out for Freedom

June 27, 2013

0 Comments

ACLU Ad Campaign Urges Republicans to Come Out for Freedom              State-Based Effort Will Bring Republicans “Into the Party” for Equality __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ June 27, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union today formally launched its “Out for Freedom“ campaign with ads in The Wall Street Journal and conservative web […]

Continue reading...

ACLU | Big Win Today – Now Full Equality in Sight

June 26, 2013

1 Comment

Defense of Marriage Act Big Win Today – Now Full Equality in Sight By Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director, ACLU at 2:02pm ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Today was phenomenal. 27 years ago, I decided to study law because I wanted to make a difference in the world. And today, the American Civil Liberties Union – the organization that […]

Continue reading...

Racially Biased Arrests for Pot

June 16, 2013

0 Comments

Editorial Racially Biased Arrests for Pot By THE EDITORIAL BOARD | NYTimes.Com | June 15, 2013 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Researchers have long known that African-Americans are more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than whites, even though studies have repeatedly shown that the two groups use the drug at similar rates. New federal data, included in a study by […]

Continue reading...

ACLU Investigates Leak of Over 3,000 Floridians’ Prescription Information

June 11, 2013

0 Comments

Privacy Rights ACLU Investigates Leak of Over 3,000 Floridians’ Prescription Information June 11, 2013 Personal information and lawfully-obtained prescriptions sent out from E-FORSCE database FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2013 CONTACT: ACLU of Florida Media Office, media@aclufl.org, (786) 363-2737 Tallahassee, Florida – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida today sent public records requests […]

Continue reading...

Feds, Soldier’s Supporter In Wikileaks Case Settle

May 31, 2013

0 Comments

Speech News Feds, soldier’s supporter in Wikileaks case settle Associated Press Wire Report Friday, May 31, 2013 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BOSTON  — The federal government has agreed to destroy all data obtained from a computer and other electronic devices seized from an outspoken advocate of an Army private accused of sending more than 700,000 classified U.S. documents […]

Continue reading...
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 81 other followers