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The FBI Derails the 9/11 Hearings at Guantánamo

The FBI Derails the 9/11 Hearings at Guantánamo www.aclu.org 26 TWEETS

The oft-delayed, secrecy-plagued 9/11 military commission hearings came to an abrupt halt today before the scheduled arguments surrounding the competency of defendant Ramzi bin al Shibh even began. Just minutes after Army Col....

https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/fbi-derails-911-hearings-guantanamo

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SEC Blocking Update to Electronic Privacy Laws

SEC Blocking Update to Electronic Privacy Laws www.aclu.org 7 TWEETS

During the long, hard fight to bring the outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) into the 21st century, advocates have run into the most unlikely of opponents: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Yes, the SEC—the agency charged wit

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/sec-blocking-update-electronic-privacy-laws

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Last week, women in Bartlesville, Oklahoma faced a terrifying possibility. According to a new religiously based directive from the town's main health care system, only one OB-GYN in the entire town would have been allowed to prescribe birth control

Last week, women in Bartlesville, Oklahoma faced a terrifying possibility. According to a new religiously based directive from the town's main health care system, only one OB-GYN in the entire town would have been allowed to prescribe birth control www.aclu.org 63 TWEETS

Last week, women in Bartlesville, Oklahoma faced a terrifying possibility. According to a new religiously based directive from the town's main health care system, only one OB-GYN in the entire town would have been allowed to prescribe birth control. So ac

https://www.aclu.org/blog/religion-belief-reproductive-freedom-womens-rights/wait-did-oklahoma-hospital-try-ban-birth

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How State Secrecy Protects Government Agencies From Embarrassment, Then And Now

How State Secrecy Protects Government Agencies From Embarrassment, Then And Now www.aclu.org 18 TWEETS

Often when the government wants to keep something secret, it claims that transparency would endanger national security. We’ve been hearing a lot of this lately with regards to Edward Snowden....

https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/how-state-secrecy-protects-government-agencies-embarrassment-then-and-now

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Fighting Against Phony Location Privacy Protections in the States

Fighting Against Phony Location Privacy Protections in the States www.aclu.org 7 TWEETS

A new battleground has opened up in the war over who has access to our electronic data trails: legislation is now being debated in states across the country to require a warrant for law enforcement access to location information in criminal investigations

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty/fighting-against-phony-location-privacy-protections-states

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Ad Industry Feeds White House Its Fallacious “Internet Depends on Spying” Logic

Ad Industry Feeds White House Its Fallacious “Internet Depends on Spying” Logic www.aclu.org 18 TWEETS

Representatives of the online advertising industry headed to the White House last week to speak with the task force on “big data and privacy” that President Obama asked advisor John Podesta to head up. The executives said they would bring the White House

https://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty/ad-industry-feeds-white-house-its-fallacious-internet-depends-spying

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Grounded: Life on the No Fly List | American Civil Liberties Union

Grounded: Life on the No Fly List | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 569 TWEETS

Picture this: You arrive at the airport, full of good spirits ahead of a work trip to visit to a client. You wait in line to check in for your flight, but when you reach the counter, you’re told you won’t be able to board....

https://www.aclu.org/national-security/grounded-life-no-fly-list

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U.S. Government Watchlisting: Unfair Process and Devastating Consequences | American Civil Liberties Union

U.S. Government Watchlisting: Unfair Process and Devastating Consequences | American Civil Liberties Union www.aclu.org 19 TWEETS

1 U.S. Government Watchlisting: Unfair Process and Devastating Consequences Introduction The U.S. government today maintains a massive watchlisting system that risks stigmatizing hundreds of thousands of people, including American citizens, as “known or s

https://www.aclu.org/national-security/us-government-watchlisting-unfair-process-and-devastating-consequences

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Buddhist Student, Religious Liberty Prevail In Louisiana

Buddhist Student, Religious Liberty Prevail In Louisiana www.aclu.org 77 TWEETS

Imagine if your child was ridiculed in front of his classmates for his religious beliefs until he was physically ill. Can’t believe it? Neither could we, and that’s why the ACLU and the ACLU of Louisiana sued the Sabine Parish School District on behalf of

https://www.aclu.org/blog/religion-belief/buddhist-student-religious-liberty-prevail-louisiana

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