SWAT teams are kicking in doors in the early morning to serve search warrants typically related to the War on Drugs and according to a new American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), report, it’s happening in 124 homes every single day.
As the battle over the notion of warrantless spying rages on Capitol Hill, it was revealed that local police departments are engaging in similar dragnets and refusing to disclose that the technology was used, even to judges during court proceedings.
A U.S. federal judge ruled on Friday the NSA surveillance program is lawful and called it the government's "counter-punch" to the technology used by terrorists. A challenge to the program was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
After a year-long investigation, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has accused Detroit police officers of "kidnapping" homeless people and stranding them in other areas, often outside the city limits.
American Atheists have submitted a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court in a bid to overturn a Kentucky homeland security law which can send atheists to jail for up to 12 months for refusing to acknowledge "Almighty God."
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the state of Alaska on behalf of a transgender woman who has been denied the right to change the sex on her driver's license without providing proof that she has underwent gender reassignment surgery.
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South Dakota’s governor Dennis Daugaard signed into law on Tuesday a measure that will require women seeking an abortion to meet with their doctor, in person, and wait three days after that consultation before an abortion is performed.
A Superior Court judge in Connecticut has ruled that prison officials in the U.S. state may continuing force-feeding a British man on hunger strike over what he claims is a wrongful conviction for rape.