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This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

This Week in Civil Liberties (01/17/2014)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:03pm
Bonnie Raines broke into and stole every document from which government agency office in 1971?
This Week in Civil Liberties (12/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:04pm

True or false: T-Mobile and AT&T received nearly 600,000 requests from law enforcement for customer information in 2012.

In which state did a judge rule that a bakery cannot discriminate against same-sex couples by refusing them service?

Which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:25pm

What lobbying group forces Catholic hospitals to abide by directives that potentially put religion above patient health?

Freedom of the press is protected by what amendment in the U.S.?

What government agency asked a court to allow…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/20/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:53pm

In which state is the Board of Education considering adopting for public schools new science textbooks that teach creationism based on Biblical principles?

What plants did a Texas SWAT team in search of marijuana plants find after a ten-hour…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/13/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:37pm

According to government records, how many passengers crossing the border had their electronic devices searched without a warrant between October 2012 and August 2013?

FISA Court opinions released to the ACLU this week show that which government…

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (09/06/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:39pm

Name three groups that have filed amicus briefs in support of the ACLU's challenge to NSA spying.

What large telecommunications company is paid by the government for access to its enormous phone records database?

What three-letter agency…

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/09/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (08/09/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:21pm

In which state did a judge grant 29-year-old Jenny Hatch control over her life by denying her parents' guardianship?

What law authorizes the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs?

How many prisoners suffering from serious…

This Week in Civil Liberties

This Week in Civil Liberties

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:15pm

How many pages of police documents did the ACLU analyze as part of its report on  license plate tracking?

This week, Jameel Jaffer, ACLU Deputy Legal Director, testified before which House committee against the NSA spying program?

Human…

Showdown in the Lone Star State: Report Back from Today’s Rally in Austin

Showdown in the Lone Star State: Report Back from Today’s Rally in Austin

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:10pm

Wow. What a day. I was so proud to be able to stand with Texas women today as 5000 orange-clad activists came to the capitol in Austin to stop the attack on women's reproductive health care. Last week, I was cheering from the sidelines when state…

Where were you when DOMA bit the dust?

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:24pm

Here's to remembering each and every one of our celebrations of this moment in history.

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