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ACLU to police using robots: Tell us more

Police are using robot dogs. Everyone seems interested but not everyone seems amused. The American Civil Liberties Union has asked Massachusetts State Police to explain how and where it is ...

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ACLU tears into Trump for ‘blatantly unconstitutional’ plan to end birthright citizenship

ACLU tears into Trump for ‘blatantly unconstitutional’ plan to end birthright citizenship

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Tuesday blasted President Trump calling his plan to end birthright citizenship “blatantly unconstitutional.” “This is a blatantly unconstitutional attempt to fan the flames ...

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‘My Son is Traumatized’: One Separated Family’s Reunion

‘My Son is Traumatized’: One Separated Family’s Reunion

Inside a Texas detention center, 3-year-old Sammy* was asleep next to his father, Ever Reyes-Mejia, on the ground with a tin foil emergency blanket when an Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...

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Judge orders Trump admin to begin reuniting immigrant families

Judge orders Trump admin to begin reuniting immigrant families

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Trump administration to immediately move to reunify immigrant families that were separated under the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw granted ...

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Appeals court says Trump’s latest travel ban violates the law

Appeals court says Trump’s latest travel ban violates the law

President Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in ...

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Black People in Florida Ticketed Twice as Often as Whites for Seat Belt Violations

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is calling for an investigation by the Florida Attorney General’s Office of Civil Rights and County Commissions into racial disparities in the enforcement of ...

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Honolulu hit with lawsuit filed by ACLU over homeless camp sweeps

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Kionina Kaneso doesn’t have much in the 18-foot shack on a Honolulu sidewalk she calls home, but she’s grateful for her furniture and propane stove. When city crews allegedly threw ...

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Police encounters kill hundreds of disabled Americans every year, ACLU argues

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The American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief arguing that hundreds of disabled Americans are killed in police encounters every year. It was filed in support of a mentally ...

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ACLU files a lawsuit over Obama administration drone kill list

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As the US debates expanding its campaign against the Islamic State beyond Iraq and Syria, the leading US civil liberties group is intensifying its efforts to force transparency about lethal ...

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