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FBI, Cleveland Police 'Door Knock' Activists Expected to Protest RNC - RT America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FBI, intimidation, Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, ACLU, activists, don't answer the door when it's FBI, right to not talk, police 'community outreach' )

Barbara
- 55 days ago - rt.com
Cleveland police are teaming up with FBI agents to conduct so-called 'community outreach.' The activists they're visiting, however, call it 'intimidation'. To ensure a 'safe and secure' Republican National Convention, scheduled for July 18th
Lawsuit: SWAT Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Lying In Own Waste
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, assault, excessive force, federal lawsuit, Georgetown, Herman Crisp, police, SWAT officers )

Judy sick
- 451 days ago - copblock.org
The lawsuit asserts that during the encounter, officers handcuffed Crisp and slammed to the ground, leaving the man incapacitated.
Rights Groups Sue US Government Over Deportation of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, congress, ethics, politics, Guatemala, El Salvador, ACLU, legal representation, Eric Holder, obama )

Lynn
- 752 days ago - commondreams.org
The lawsuit, J.E.F.M. v. Holder, was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. It charges the U.S. Department of Justice ... with violating the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment ... and ... requiring a "full and fair hearing" before an immigration judge.
Republicans Propose Bill That Would 'Reincarnate DOMA' in Guise of Religious Freedom, ACLU Warns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, LGBT rights, Rep. Raul Labrador, Idaho, republicans, government, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, freedoms, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 1068 days ago - rawstory.com
The ACLU reported that Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) introduced the "Marriage and Religious Freedom Act," designed to make it possible for government and private agencies to deny legally married same sex couples the same rights and freedoms enjoyed by...
Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Taken Back to Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, elections, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics, republicans )

Carrie
- 1135 days ago - rawstory.com
The law, which requires voters to provide ID at the polls, was put on hold in an October 2012 ruling by Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson, who found that the state had not issued enough identifications to account for voters who could not produce...
Military Quietly Grants Itself the Power to Police the Streets Without Local or State Consent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, military, law enforcement, ACLU, government, politics )

Lynn
- 1191 days ago - alternet.org
By making a few subtle changes to a regulation in the U.S. Code titled "Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies" the military has quietly granted itself the ability to police the streets without obtaining prior local or state consent, ...
ACLU Accuses Detroit Police of Removing Homeless People From City
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: City of Detroit, police, homeless persons, ACLU, complaint to U.S. Department of Justice )

Judy sick
- 1221 days ago - freep.com
Detroit police are accused of removing homeless people from a popular tourist spot and dropping them off miles away, sometimes beyond the city limits, according to a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice.
D.C. Officers Are Directed to Leave Citizen Photographers Alone
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, government, ACLU, constitution, usa, healthcare, photography, economy )

Nancy
- 1490 days ago - washingtonpost.com
District police cannot interfere with citizens as they photograph or videotape officers performing their jobs in public, according to a new directive issued by Chief Cathy L. Lanier as part of settlement in a civil lawsuit.
Please Help New Jersey ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegalities, republicans, NJ, Tru-ID, privacy, ACLU )

Nancy
- 1565 days ago - secure.aclu.org
TRU-ID arrived to the public seemingly fully formed, without warning from the state government about its new plans to comply with Real ID, an unfunded federal mandate that 25 states have already rejected. This violates New Jersey law, which requires all
ACLU ACTION Page
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, ethics, government, ACLU, constitution, usa, healthcare, economy )

Nancy
- 1583 days ago - secure.aclu.org
Because freedom cannot exist without action.
Alabama's Anti-Immigrant Law Worse Than Arizona's: 'Repeal HB 56' - Latest 1st-Hand Updates & Video News on Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, humanitarian crisis, immigration law, HB 56, anti-immigrant, REPEAL, Jim Crow, racial profiling, schools, chaos, panic, families fleeing, ACLU, civil rights groups, legal advice, emergency hotline, news updates, video, photo essay )

LucyKalei
- 1764 days ago - aclu.org
Civil rights coalition providing help & info- HB 56 emergency hotline. ACLU staffers on the ground report masses of families fleeing state in fear. >Videos: Worst Time Since Jim Crow; Broken Lives, Empty Fields: Farmer's Story; photo essay. Take Action!
Action Alert: No Worldwide War Authority
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Action Alert, ACLU, War )

TomCat
- 1930 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st Comment
A Step Backwards - ACLU Petition to Protect Privacy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ACLU, congress, obama, government, ethics, politics )

Michelle
- 2176 days ago - tymlee.wordpress.com
Dear ACLU Supporter, Tens of thousands of supporters added their names to the ACLU's Protect Our Privacy Petition--calling on Congress to update and strengthen the decades-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)....
As White House Press Secretary Attacks Progressive Critics, ACLU Says Obama White House Enshrining Bush-Era Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama adm, attacks, progressive critics, Gibbs, unlawful policies, Bush adm, ACLU, new report, "Establishing a New Normal, " withholding info, national security, CIA black sites, torture program survivors', civil suits, CenterforConstitutionalRights )

LucyKalei
- 2203 days ago - democracynow.org
Find out about the new ACLU report on how the Obama adm is permanently enshrining into law many of Bush's most controversial policies & practices, those widely considered extreme & unlawful during GWB adm. ACLU Legal Director - Gibbs video clips on DN!
 

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