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ACLU Sues Coast Guard Over Allegedly ‘Unlawful’ Detention Of Jamaican Fishermen
“What you had, in effect, was a kidnapping,” said one lawyer for the crew who were held for weeks at sea.
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ACLU Asks Supreme Court To Consider Holding Off On Census Citizenship Question
The justices are asked to allow a lower court to gather more information about the role a GOP redistricting expert had in adding the question to the 2020 survey.
Ariana Grande Donates Proceeds From Georgia Concert To Planned Parenthood
The singer's donation comes a month after Georgia passed a controversial law banning abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy.
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These Parents May Never See Their Kids Again If ICE Won't Let Them Back In The U.S.
The ACLU is arguing in court that parents separated from their children and pressured into deportations deserve another shot at asylum.
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Hollywood Producer Launches $15 Million Campaign To Fight Abortion Bans
Peter Chernin wants the entertainment industry to take action beyond Georgia, one of several states to pass restrictive abortion legislation in recent months.
Big Bank Settles Claims That It Discriminated Against Men
JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $5 million in a case alleging that its parental leave policy was unfair to dads.
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Halsey Says 'Abortion Is A Right' In Stirring Instagram Post
The singer vowed to ensure abortion remains legal in the U.S. even as many Republican-run states move to ban the procedure.
ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue Alabama Over Abortion Ban
The state's new law is the nation's strictest when it comes to limiting reproductive rights.
ACLU Airs National Ad Campaign Targeting Restrictive Abortion Laws
“In the fight to safeguard abortion, this is our Alamo," the ACLU's executive director said about the campaign, featuring actress Busy Philipps.
Arizona Prisons Ban Book On Black Men In The Justice System
“Chokehold: Policing Black Men" examines law enforcement and mass incarceration through its treatment of African American men.
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McDonald's Hit With Another 25 Sexual Harassment Complaints
Current and former employees of the fast food chain say managers ignored their concerns about groping and lewd comments.
Trump Officials Identify 1,700 More Children Who May Have Been Separated From Parents
The children came into the country before Trump's "zero tolerance" policy. Tens of thousands of files on immigrant children still need to be reviewed.
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Wave Of Protests Planned For Tuesday Over State Abortion Bans
The Women's March, Planned Parenthood and other groups are staging nationwide actions against the new "heartbeat" laws and Alabama's abortion ban.
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Stacey Abrams Urges Hollywood Not To Boycott Georgia Over Abortion Ban
"I do not want to harm the citizens of Georgia who are doing this work,” the former gubernatorial nominee said.
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Alabama's Near-Total Ban On Abortion Could Be Headed To Court As ACLU Gears Up For Fight
After the state senate approved the measure on Tuesday, activists and prominent Democrats swiftly condemned the ban and vowed to protect women's rights.
Donors To $22 Million Crowd-Funded Border Wall Wonder Where's The Barrier
Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage said groundbreaking would begin in April. People are waiting.
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Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal 5-Year Prison Sentence For Voting
The groups' decision to sign on means Mason will be represented by some of the top voting rights attorneys in the country.
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Florida Man Faces Obscenity Charges For 'I Eat A**' Window Sticker
When the deputy asked the suspect how “a parent of a small child would explain the meaning of the words,” Dillon Shane Webb said “it would be up to the parent.”
ACLU Sues Homeland Security, ICE To Prevent Transfer Of California's Detained Immigrants
The Thursday lawsuit said transferring migrants from Orange County would make it impossible for them to stay in contact with their lawyers and families.
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Dozens Of Civil Rights Groups Ask Presidential Candidates To Support Letting People In Prison Vote
Bernie Sanders is the only 2020 candidate so far to say unequivocally that incarcerated people should be able to vote.
Government Must ID Thousands More Separated Children Within 6 Months: Judge
The Trump administration initially said the process could take up to two years.
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New Mexico Governor Demands Right-Wing Militia Stop Illegally Holding Migrants
Armed vigilantes in camouflage rounded up about 300 immigrants, many of them children, in a video posted by the United Constitutional Patriots.
Attorney General Barr Issues Rule To Keep Some Asylum Seekers From Posting Bail
The order would hinder immigration judges' ability to release detained migrants. The ACLU vows to fight it.
Planned Parenthood And ACLU Sue Over Utah's 18-Week Abortion Ban
“This unconstitutional ban is clearly part of a broader agenda to ban all abortion one law at a time,” Utah’s Planned Parenthood CEO said.
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2020 Candidates Are Very Hesitant About Letting Prisoners Vote
Bernie Sanders came out in favor of letting felons vote while jailed. So far, no other candidate seeking the Democratic nomination has been willing to join him.
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Bernie Sanders Says Felons Should Be Able To Vote While In Prison
"You’re still living in American society and you have a right to vote," the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful said.
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