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On the Agenda: December 19 - 23, 2011

On the Agenda: December 19 - 23, 2011

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 1:15pm

Congress headed home last weekend, so it’s a light week ahead on the Hill.

Monday, December 19

Immigrants’ Rights: The ACLU is in South Carolina today arguing to block the state’s anti-immigrant law from going into…

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/22/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (7/22/2011)

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 4:46pm

Quick:

What Vermont hotel won't host a lesbian couple's wedding? Whose president has endorsed the Respect for Marriage Act? Which government agency doesn't want to see you naked in airports so much anymore? Which 23 documents…
This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 5:12pm

This week, blog posts revealed that we are ignoring the rights of foreign nationals, ignoring juries, and ignoring the will of the people. Britain probably will continue being our BFF regardless, because they are ignoring privacy. Luckily,…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:22pm

The theme this week was "without": combating the spread of AIDS without actual tools and information to combat the spread of AIDS, searches without warrants, protections for business without protections for everybody else, government bureaucracy…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:10pm

Our weekly round-up of popular blog posts includes some real food for thought: Should we be locking up children? Should federal money be spent on schools that discriminate? And perhaps most puzzling, should we look to Texas for an enlightened approach…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 5:26pm

Another busy week! We filed a lawsuit seeking declassification of the State Department cables released by Wikileaks, appealed the dismissal of our lawsuit on behalf of Jose Padilla against former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, got a Louisiana…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:30pm

This week, a lot of you found it hard to believe that Congress wants to give up its constitutional obligation to declare war.

New Authorization of Worldwide War Without End? A hugely important provision for Congress to authorize a new worldwide…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 6:43pm

This week, lots of government spying, tracking and other abuses of your civil liberties.

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Jessica Monaco, ACLU at 5:34pm

The ACLU butted heads with big companies this week: Wal-mart and medical marijuana. Apple and privacy. Sony and privacy. Signal and human trafficking. In other news, Jameel Jaffer of the ACLU and Larry Siems of PEN American Center gave us a new…

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