Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

Lawyers: Biden in office makes 2020 protest suit unnecessary

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WASHINGTON — Lawsuits filed by protesters who were forcefully removed from a park near the White House before a photo op by former President...

West Virginia transgender athlete law challenged in court

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday challenging West Virginia‚Äôs new ban on transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle...

Student’s arrest for racist post sparks free speech debate

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The arrest of a Connecticut high school student accused of posting racist comments about a Black classmate on social media is being supported by...

Attorney: US makes concessions to ease asylum restrictions

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SAN DIEGO — The Biden administration has agreed to let about 250 people a day through border crossings with Mexico to seek refuge in...

Tennessee gov signs transgender ‘bathroom bill’ for schools

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that puts public schools and their districts at risk of losing civil lawsuits if...

States push back against use of facial recognition by police

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Law enforcement agencies across the U.S. have used facial recognition technology to solve homicides and bust human traffickers, but concern about...

West Virginia transgender athlete bill signed by governor

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's governor signed a bill Wednesday that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports in middle and high schools...

ACLU: Oregon city sues BLM activists over public records fee

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BEND, Ore. — The American Civil Liberties Union says it will represent a social justice organization in Bend, Oregon, in a lawsuit filed by...

Virginia lawmakers ban police use of facial recognition

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RICHMOND, Va. — Last month, Virginia lawmakers quietly passed one of the most restrictive bans in the country on the use of facial recognition...

Michigan native, husband give ACLU $15M for LGBTQ rights

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The American Civil Liberties Union has named a project addressing LGBTQ and HIV issues after a Michigan native and his husband,...