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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.

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/26/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/26/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:19pm

In which state is the ACLU challenging a city ordinance that punishes domestic violence victims who call the police?

Was the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings read his Miranda rights the night of his arrest?

Which country joins…

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

This Week in Civil Liberties (04/12/2013)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:40pm

Which court will hear the ACLU's case against gene patenting on Monday?

Which tax collection agency can read your emails without a warrant?

Which intergovernmental organization has demanded answers for U.S. human rights violations regarding…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/07/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:16pm

Is the Obama administration’s drone war legal?

Which ACLU affiliate continues to fight for transit equity 58 years after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man?

In which state is the ACLU…

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/21/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/21/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:05pm

What excuse did an Indiana public school use in order to fire a teacher for becoming pregnant through IVF treatment?

What device packed with private information like emails, photos and call history can be seized and searched without a court…

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/25/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (05/25/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:12pm

Which court has agreed to hear our case challenging the FISA Amendments Act, which authorizes NSA warrantless wiretapping?

The ACLU sent letters to school districts in which states regarding single-sex education programs thatpromote harmful…

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/18/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/18/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:22pm

Which law could be used to restrict the right to protest at next week’s NATO summit?

Which government watch list can you get on but are entirely at the government’s mercy if you want to get off?

A lawmaker from which state…

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (5/11/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:20pm

Which Internet company is in court protecting one of its user's right to free speech?

Which state voted to ban marriage for same-sex couples?

Which politician endorsed the freedom to marry for same-sex couples this week?

Which…

On the Agenda: Week of May 7-13, 2012

On the Agenda: Week of May 7-13, 2012

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:38pm

Congress is back, so we’re looking at a busy schedule this week.

As we mentioned last week, this Wednesday the House Armed Services Committee will mark up this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. We’re keeping a close…

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/27/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (4/27/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:23pm

What law threatens the Occupy movement’s and other activists’ right to protest?

What bill recently passed by the House did the President threaten to veto because of its privacy problems?

Which court heard arguments this…

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