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ACLU Sues NSA to Stop Mass Internet Spying

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 4:38 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

BALTIMORE – The American Civil Liberties Union filed a major new lawsuit today on behalf of a broad group of organizations challenging the National Security Agency’s mass interception and searching of Americans’ international Internet communications, ... More >>

Stop The Massive Government Spying Program

Friday, 7 June 2013, 11:42 am | American Civil Liberties Union

A leaked court document obtained by The Guardian , and since reported on by numerous news outlets, has exposed that the government is spying on Americans. More >>

ACLU on Justice Department Subpoenas of AP Phone Records

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 3:41 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

The Department of Justice secretly obtained two months' worth of phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors, according to an AP story. More >>

ACLU: State Dept FOIA Redactions In Already-Leaked Cables

Friday, 9 December 2011, 3:50 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

In June 2011, the ACLU filed suit against the State Department to enforce a FOIA request seeking 23 embassy cables previously disclosed by WikiLeaks. The agency released redacted versions of 11 and withheld the other 12 in full. More >>

Extremism in America

Friday, 11 December 2009, 2:25 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

"Extremism" isn't just some vague notion or talking point for media pundits. It's very real, it's very dangerous, and right now, it's taking root in communities all across America. From the grandmother who can't adopt her grandchild because she is ... More >>

FBI ACORN Probe Could Decrease Voter Turnout

Monday, 20 October 2008, 4:03 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

WASHINGTON – In response to news reports that the FBI has initiated an investigation into ACORN, the ACLU urges the government to stop engaging in partisan probes that could cast a chilling effect on voter participation. More >>

ACLU Demands Halt To Intimidation Of Lawful Voters

Friday, 17 October 2008, 3:37 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

CLEVELAND – In order to protect the integrity of Ohio's elections, the American Civil Liberties Union today called on the Ohio Republican Party to stop intimidating lawful voters. More >>

Judge Orders Michigan To Stop Purging Voters

Tuesday, 14 October 2008, 4:41 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

DETROIT – In a major victory for voting rights, a judge today ruled that Michigan’s voter removal program violates federal law and ordered the state to stop illegally purging voters from the rolls. More >>

ACLU Asks Court To Allow Rejected Absentee Ballots

Friday, 3 October 2008, 2:18 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

COLUMBUS, OH – The American Civil Liberties Union and the Brennan Center for Justice today asked the Ohio Supreme Court to protect voters' rights and allow rejected absentee ballot applications to be processed. More >>

ACLU Guide To Florida's "No Match" Voter ID Law

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 4:24 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida released a guide to Florida's "No Match" voter identification law. More >>

OH Courts Ensure Voter Access To Absentee Ballots

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 3:57 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

Cleveland, OH – In an overwhelming victory for voting rights, two different Ohio courts today ruled that counties cannot deny absentee ballots to newly registered voters in violation of directives issued by Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner. More >>

ACLU Sues Ohio County For Denying Absentee Ballots

Friday, 26 September 2008, 1:16 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

Cleveland, OH – The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late yesterday challenging an Ohio county that is denying absentee ballots to newly registered voters in violation of directives issued by the Secretary of State. More >>

Retired RVers' Right to Vote Restored

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 1:17 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

Cleveland, TN – After over two years of administrative and legal wrangling, ACLU-TN has successfully negotiated an agreement that allows full-time RVers Ron and Leone Teel and Tom Layton, to vote in the November presidential election. More >>

ACLU Commends 2008 Election Oversight Hearing

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 1:14 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

Washington, DC – Recently, Attorney General Mukasey told voting rights advocates that there was no greater priority in the next two months for the Department of Justice than to ensure a smooth election in November. More >>

Elections Officials Lack Knowledge Of Voting Rules

Friday, 19 September 2008, 2:21 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

COLUMBIA, SC – The American Civil Liberties Union today released the results of a survey of state elections officials which reveal widespread misunderstanding of the laws governing the right to vote of citizens with criminal records. More >>

ACLU Victory

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 8:25 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

NEW YORK – In a victory for voting rights, the Department of Veterans Affairs reversed course Monday by lifting a ban on nonpartisan voter registration drives in its facilities. The American Civil Liberties Union opposed the ban as an unconstitutional infringement ... More >>

ACLU Challenges Attempt to Seize "Secret" Document

Monday, 18 December 2006, 12:06 am | American Civil Liberties Union

Unprecedented Grand Jury Subpoena Seeks to Confiscate Document; ACLU Files Motion to Quash in New York Court More >>

ACLU Sues to Stop Illegal Spying on Americans

Wednesday, 18 January 2006, 2:40 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

Prominent journalists, nonprofit groups, terrorism experts and community advocates join first lawsuit to challenge new NSA spying program. More >>

Lawsuit Challenges CIA’s “Extraordinary Rendition"

Wednesday, 7 December 2005, 3:35 pm | American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union today announced the first ever lawsuit against former CIA director George Tenet challenging the CIA’s abduction of a foreign national for detention and interrogation in a secret overseas prison. The lawsuit was filed ... More >>

Gitmo Prisoners Told FBI of Qur'an Desecration '02

Friday, 27 May 2005, 10:30 am | American Civil Liberties Union

Guantánamo Prisoners Told FBI of Qur'an Desecration in 2002, New Documents Reveal May 25, 2005 More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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