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Chelsea Manning Found Guilty But Spared Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, ACLU, petition, solitary confinement, Chase Strangio, world is watching )

- 1404 days ago -
A petition of more than 100,000 signatures was delivered to the US army liaison office in Congress on Tuesday asking that the charges against Manning be dropped. Chase Strangio, attorney at the ACLU, said petition support kept her out of solitary.
War Comes Home
Society & Culture  (tags: war comes home, ACLU, SWAT teams, America, death, pets shot, children injured )

- 1482 days ago -
Across America SWAT teams are raiding homes in the middle of the night just to search for drugs. Our neighborhoods are not warzones and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Both people and pets have needlessly died in raids.
VICTORY ! NSA Phone Records Program Ruled Illegal!
Society & Culture  (tags: NSA, SURVEILLANCE, MASSPHONE CALL TRACKING, victory, court of Appeals, ACLU, Patriot Act )

- 1508 days ago -
In ACLU v. Clapper- Challenge to NSA Mass Call Tracking Program: On May 7, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the call-records program violates Section 215 of the Patriot Act and remanded the case back to the district court.
A Solitary Failure - Waste, Cost, Harm Stop Solitary Confinement - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, prison, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, mentally damaged, years of confinement, inhumane, ACLU )

- 1594 days ago -
On average, prisoners remain in solitary confinement for almost four years; many for over 20 years and others upwards of 40+. The conditions in which these people live impose such severe deprivations that they leave prison mentally damaged.
End the Affront to Justice!
Society & Culture  (tags: Petition, Life in Prison, non violent crimes, ACLU, no justice, unbalanced, extreme punishment )

- 2040 days ago -
Shoplifting three belts. Siphoning gas from an 18-wheeler. Selling a single crack rock. These are just some of the offenses that can get you sentenced to spend your entire life in prison, until the day you die, with no chance of ever getting out.
Mississippi Judge Ejects Sikh From Court for Refusing to Remove 'That Rag' From His Head
Society & Culture  (tags: ACLU, human rights, law, police, society, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, news )

- 2096 days ago -
The ACLU has released a letter it wrote on behalf of Jagjeet Singh, a practicing Sikh, to the Mississippi Department of Transportation (DOT) in Pike County. The complaint contends that in January, Singh, a licensed long-haul trucker, was humiliated by...
AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio/ACLU Battle Over Inmate-Abortion Fight
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Arizona, Maricopa County, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ACLU, US Supreme Court Case, abortion rights, abortion transport fees, abortion rights, opposition )

- 3535 days ago -
He does...all the way up to the US Supreme Court! In its legal motions, the ACLU contends that "abortion transport is the only type of transport for which (the Sheriff's Office) demand(s) payment."

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