Apr 28, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Cases Challenging Marriage Bans for Same-Sex Couples
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today in cases that challenge laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee barring same-sex couples from marrying a...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Apr 27, 2015
ACLU of Missouri Releases Mobile Justice App for iPhones
ST. LOUIS – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri released the iPhone version of a smart phone app called the ACLU of Missouri Mobile Justice app — an empow...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Apr 23, 2015
ACLU Comment on Drone Strikes Killing Hostages
NEW YORK – President Obama announced today that a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed two al Qaeda hostages, an American and an Italian. The White House also said it believed th...
Issue Areas: National Security
Apr 21, 2015
Mom Arrested and Strip-Searched After 9/11 Flight Settles Lawsuit
DETROIT — The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement in its lawsuit filed on behalf of Shoshana Hebshi, a mother of two who was pulled off an airplane at gunpoint,...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
Apr 21, 2015
International Poll Shows Millennials Have Positive Opinion of Edward Snowden
NEW YORK – The American Civil Liberties Union today released the results of an international poll showing that majorities of millennials familiar with Edward Snowden around the w...
Apr 16, 2015
ACLU of Oklahoma Calls for Criminal investigation & Resignation of Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz
OKLAHOMA CITY – In the wake of reports that supervisors were coerced to falsify training records of Bob Bates, the Tulsa County “pay to play cop” who shot Eric Harris in the ...
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