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Stories with organization: American Civil Liberties Union
  • Town sued over anonymous political literature ban 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:31 pm
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the town of Smithfield to keep it from enforcing a ban on anonymous political literature.

  • Arkansas to appeal ruling on 12-week abortion ban 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:04 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Friday he'll appeal a federal judge's decision to strike down a state law that banned most abortions 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, one of the strictest prohibitions on the procedure in the nation.

  • Mass. ACLU sues for documents about terrorism unit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:54 pm
  • BOSTON - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit Thursday against the FBI and the U.S. Attorney in Boston for failing to provide documents about a joint terrorism unit involved in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation including a Florida man allegedly linked to one of the bombers.

  • ACLU claims Hawaii preschool aid unconstitutional 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:42 pm
  • HONOLULU - The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii wants a court to order the state to stop providing preschool tuition subsidies for children attending religious institutions.

  • Correction: No Bail-Arizona story 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 2:55 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - In a story March 18 about a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on Arizona's no-bail law for immigrants in the country illegally, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of the legal challenge. It was brought on behalf of all immigrants affected by the law, not Latinos. The AP also misspelled the first name of American Civil Liberties Union attorney Cecellia Wang as Cecelia and erroneously attributed a quote to her about the intent of the law. It was not a quote by Wang, who said the case is about due process and constitutional rights. The AP also erroneously identified attorney Tim Casey. He works for a private firm representing Maricopa County, not as an assistant attorney general. The article also should have stated that Missouri and Alabama have laws similar to Arizona's, and that Virginia has a less stringent statute.