Is The ACLU Aiming to Elect Soft on Crime Prosecutors?

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 […]


ACLU Survey Proves More About Politics Than Policing

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 […]


Democrat Attorney General Kane under fire from Pennsylvania GOP as “Hypocrite”

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 […]


ACLU Sues City on Behalf of Occupy Columbus

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 […]


Final Briefs Filed In Douglas County Student Scholarship Program Lawsuit

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 […]