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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?
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…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/30/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/30/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 7:01pm

In which state did doctors try to force a pregnant woman to have a c-section against her wishes?

What group can no longer be held in solitary confinement in Mississippi?

How many cells compose a person according to Personhood USA's…

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/23/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/23/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:39pm

Some employers are asking job applicants for their passwords to which social networking site?

Which court ruled that a law that protects pregnant workers is unenforceable?

Which country is the only one in the world that sentences…

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/27/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/27/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:11pm

Which search engine forces you to share your personal data with almost all of its products and sites?

A school district in which state will stop illegally promoting religion to public school students after a settlement with ACLU plaintiffs?

Which…

ECPA: Online Privacy Stuck in the '80s

ECPA: Online Privacy Stuck in the '80s

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 3:09pm

While technology has advanced at breakneck speed, electronic privacy law remained at a standstill. Tell Congress to update ECPA!

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/16/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (9/16/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:48pm

What kind of information still remains vulnerable to government surveillance even 10 years after 9/11?

Who can you help save by sending a letter to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole?

Which state is proposing an amendment…

Your Pledges to Fight for Freedom

Your Pledges to Fight for Freedom

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 11:33am

Last week, to coincide with the 10th anniversary of 9/11, we asked you to share your thoughts on defending the Constitution and American values in times of national crisis. So far, we've received over 3,000 messages pledging to fight for our freedoms…

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