The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has decided to get involved in local District Attorney elections around the country. The ACLU says this effort, #VoteSmartJustice, won’t endorse specific candidates. Rather, the ACLU says it’s an effort to educate voters about prosecutors and teach them how important D.A. races are: The first of the initiative’s efforts […]
The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin is trying to claim a survey they recently released shows the number of police stops in the city of Milwaukee is undermining the public’s trust in the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). But what the survey appears to actually show is how inept the Wisconsin ACLU is at analyzing […]
The American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to Florida state officials Friday claiming the state violated Satan worshipers’ Constitutional rights by saying no to the Satan worshipers’ request to put a hell diorama in the Florida State Capitol Building rotunda.
At least three unions have spoken out against a bill recently passed in the Pennsylvania House that would require prospective teachers to pass a drug test.
Last week, Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) troopers made their first arrest under a controversial hidden compartment law which passed in 2012 over opposition from Ohioans for Concealed Carry (OFCC), the Ohio Liberty Coalition (OLC), and others who warned of the potential for civil rights violations.
Bloom’s planned legislation supports the discussion and questioning of scientific theories in the classroom including, but not limited to, evolution, chemical origins of life, global warming, and human cloning.
The Pennsylvania Republican Party has released a video from last year’s primary campaign showing Attorney General Kathleen Kane reprimanding her rival, former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pennsylvania), by telling him he could not “pick and choose” which state laws he would enforce as the state’s top law enforcement officer. The GOP has now labeled Kane […]
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio has filed suit against the City of Columbus on behalf of Occupy Columbus, the socialist protesters who squatted on a sidewalk in front of the Ohio Statehouse in late 2011 and removed their frequently-vacant tent when the city tightened permitting rules last summer. The local Occupy Wall […]
Legal advocates for the Douglas County Choice Scholarship Program (CSP) have filed response briefs to the Colorado Supreme Court asking that the case be denied hearing. The libertarian Institute for Justice (IJ), which is helping defend the program, cited state and federal precedent in arguing opponents of the CSP ignore the constitutionally-required neutrality of state aid […]
Opponents of Douglas County’s Choice Scholarship Program (CSP) have filed an appeal and petitioned for the school choice case to be heard by the Colorado Supreme Court, a month after a significant defeat in the Colorado Court of Appeals. A total of 93 pages of documents were filed with the Supreme Court on Thursday, the deadline for […]