Blog of Rights

Rekha
Arulanantham
This Week in Civil Liberties (8/24/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (8/24/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:50pm
In which state did a school force students to attend a religious rally during which a minister gave a sermon to students, Christian rapper B-SHOC performed religious songs, and students were asked to fill out a form saying that they had accepted Jesus as their savior?
This Week in Civil Liberties (6/29/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (6/29/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 1:43pm

Dr. James Watson thinks that patenting human genes is “lunacy.” What scientific discovery is he known for?

Which court ruled this week that a sentencing scheme of mandatory life in prison without the possibility of parole for children…

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 (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 (3/2/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (3/2/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:52pm

How can you better protect your privacy from Google data collection?

Which legal architect of the torture program advised the Senate not to block the use of NDAA indefinite detention provisions?

In which state did a principal make…

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/24/12)

This Week in Civil Liberties (2/24/12)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 4:15pm

Which agency doesn’t need a warrant to intercept and store the 1.7 billion emails, phone calls, texts and other electronic communications it collects each day?

Which company is fueling our country’s addiction to incarceration by…

What Would You #AskObama?

What Would You #AskObama?

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 2:54pm

Tonight and for the rest of the week, we'll be live-tweeting questions to Obama administration staff following the State of the Union address. Join us!

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

This Week in Civil Liberties (1/6/2012)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 6:12pm

Which bill, signed into law by President Obama on New Year’s Eve, allows for indefinite military detention without charge or trial?

What comic book debuting this week features the same-sex marriage of two characters?

In which…

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/2/2011)

This Week in Civil Liberties (12/2/2011)

By Rekha Arulanantham, ACLU at 5:50pm

Which amendment rejected by the Senate this week would have banned indefinite detention without charge or trial?

What can’t Siri help you find?

How does S-Comm violate U.S. citizens’ rights?

Which state repealed…

Statistics image