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ACLU: Md. Man Was Fired By Hair Salon For Being HIV Positive

After they say a Maryland man was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive, the ACLU of Maryland has filed a formal Charge of Discrimination on the his behalf with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

10/14/2014

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Lawsuit: Without Statehood, Moving Federal Agencies Out of D.C. Is ‘Forbidden’

A D.C. attorney and the former executive director of the city’s chapter of the ALCU says he will file a lawsuit to prevent federal agencies from leaving the District if a statehood bill is not passed.

09/30/2014

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Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

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ACLU Supporting Md. Woman in Supreme Court Case

A Maryland woman whose pregnancy discrimination case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court is getting support from the American Civil Liberties Union.

09/11/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

A majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Maryland Updating Efforts to Help Immigrant Children

Maryland officials have met with members of the legal community to discuss how to help unaccompanied children from Central America who have crossed the border.

08/05/2014

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.  (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Report: Government Surveillance Harming US Journalism

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.

07/28/2014

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New Guidelines Could Help Many Pregnant Workers

New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom.

07/16/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany during World War II and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Feinstein Compares Immigrant Children To Jews Fleeing Nazi Germany

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today.

07/10/2014

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Md. Town Changes Campaign Sign Rules After ACLU Cites Free-Speech Rights

The western Maryland town of Hancock is rescinding an ordinance that put time limits on front-yard campaign signs after the American Civil Liberties Union objected on First Amendment grounds.

07/10/2014

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