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Tag Archives: ACLU

Terror suspect: NSA program violated rights

Using evidence obtained under the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program violates a terror suspect's constitutional protection against unreasonable search and seizure, the suspect argued Wednesday in a court document filed with help from the American Civil Liberties Union.

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ACLU challenging R.I.’s proposed immunization rule for kids

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is opposing a proposed state health department regulation that would require annual flu immunizations for children up to age 5 and would keep those with medical exemptions out of school or day care during flu outbreaks.

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Campaign for same-sex marriage launches in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Proponents of same-sex marriage launched a campaign Wednesday to build public support for legalizing gay marriage in Pennsylvania — the last holdout among the Northeast states. News conferences trumpeting the Why Marriage Matters Pennsylvania campaign, sponsored by ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: Susan Goering—25 years at the ACLU of Maryland

Do you remember when you decided to become a lawyer? Susan Goering does. The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland was in sixth grade in rural Kansas, where she grew up in a liberal Mennonite family.

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Md. bill would limit local immigration policing

HAGERSTOWN — The American Civil Liberties Union announced a legislative effort Tuesday to limit local police involvement in immigration enforcement, a practice the group called wasteful and counterproductive. Sen. Victor Ramirez, D-Prince George’s, will lead the push to enact the ...

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