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Bill Would Severely Limit Abortion Access for Many N.C. Women, as Well As Violate Religious Liberty May 16, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, email@example.com
Open Government Groups Decry Governor's School Safety Secrecy Bill | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
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While science has vastly advanced since the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic more than 30 years ago, the ways in which many criminal laws treat people living with HIV look like throwbacks to the dark days of the past when fear and misinformation about
New Bill Prevents Employers From Pushing Pregnant Workers Out of Work | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, email@example.com WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) introduced today the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which requires employers to make the same reasonable accommodations for pr
Obama Administration Will Not Ask Supreme Court To Take Up National Security Letter "Gag Order" Decision | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
NEW YORK – The government will not ask the Supreme Court to review a decision that struck down Patriot Act provisions that allow the government to impose unconstitutional gag orders on recipients of national security letters (NSLs).
Government Claims Unlimited Discretion to Look Through Your Laptop at the Border | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
Last May, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents searched and took Pascal Abidor's laptop and external hard drive when he was returning home to New York City from Montreal, Canada, where he attends graduate school.
On May 8, the ACLU released a slew of government documents obtained from the FBI, U.S. Attorneys' offices around the country, and the Justice Department's Criminal Division concerning the government's access to the contents of private electronic communica
In Disturbing Trend, Kansas School the Latest to Punish Student for Harmless Tweet | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
In Kansas, joking about sports can be hazardous to your high school graduation. Wesley Teague, the senior class president at Heights High School in Wichita, Kansas, found this out the hard way. In a gently mocking 48-character Twitter post, Wesley wrote:
Earlier this month, a high school honors student named Kiera Wilmot was charged with felony discharge of a weapon on school property. Her crime? Creating her own science experiment.
How Social Networks Short-Circuit Our Inborn Privacy Intuitions | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
A few years ago, one of our ACLU state affiliates received a request for help from a man who had set up a marijuana grow operation in his home.
Three New Marriage States in Two Weeks – All Eyes Are On You, Illinois! | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
Yesterday, Minnesota became the 12th state in the country to approve a law allowing same-sex couples to marry.
VIDEO: Is Law Enforcement Reading Your Email Without a Warrant? | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
The FBI doesn't think it needs a warrant to read emails and other electronic communications – despite the fact that a federal court has ruled that doing so violates the Fourth Amendment. Ben Wizner appeared today on Democracy Now! to discuss this and othe
Forced to Choose Between My Job and Starting a Family? Where's Congress When You Need Them? | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org
Earlier this year, I wrote about being pushed out of my job because I was pregnant. It’s still hard for me to believe that I was put in the position of choosing between staying on the job while pregnant, and the health of my baby.
Finding out if you have a hereditary risk of breast and ovarian cancer isn't as easy as you'd think. We’re telling the Supreme Court that a corporation can't own our DNA. Learn more from a patient's perspective.