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ACLU Asks Feds About Air Surveillance of Baltimore Protests

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking federal agencies about the use of airplanes to monitor protests in Baltimore over the last week.

05/06/2015

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ACLU: ‘Black Spring Has Begun’

The American Civil Liberties Union tweeted Friday that “Black Spring has begun” and called on the protesters to know their rights.

05/04/2015

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ACLU Sues Federal Government Over Drone Strike Deaths

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the federal government, seeking to force a response to its request for documents about drone missile strikes against terror suspects.

03/16/2015

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Workshop in D.C. to Address Strategies for Stops By Police

Civil liberties groups are teaching District of Columbia residents about ways they can protect themselves during tense encounters with police.

01/15/2015

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during a ribbon cutting ceremony at George Washington University's Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics on Jan. 23, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Sotomayor Issues Order Temporarily Blocking Gay Marriage In Kansas

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued an order temporarily blocking gay marriage in Kansas.

11/11/2014

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Hair Cuttery Reinstates Man Fired After Contracting HIV, Apologizes

A Maryland man who was fired from his job at a hair salon for being HIV positive has been reinstated and his employer has apologized.

10/22/2014

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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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