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ACLU Sues To End Almost Total White Control Over Ferguson’s Majority Black School System

By: Ian Millhiser

A lawsuit filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union paints a grim picture of a school district whose leadership bears little resemblance to its student body.  429 more words

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ACLU dismisses Wisconsin same-sex marriage lawsuit

MADISON (AP) — Attorneys who filed a lawsuit seeking legal recognition of hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June in Wisconsin have dismissed their lawsuit after the state said the marriages would be recognized. 87 more words

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Let's Hold Doctors Accountable. A New Form of Activism?

Jean proposes a new form of activism. With an upgraded site and sustainable content, we will have the ability to experiment with more forms of new activism. 1,308 more words

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Los Angeles to Buy 7,000 Body Cameras for Police Officers

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers in an effort to increase transparency.

Body cameras for officers have become a major issue in the wake of the shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old… 331 more words

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ACLU stops school from raising money to help Christian group can feed kids in Africa

SAN MARCOS, California –  Hungry kids in one African country can’t count on a California middle school for some food this holiday season.

And they can send their “thank you” notes to the… 260 more words

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Microsoft finds support in its fight to keep customer data from the government

Microsoft has found new allies in its fight with the United States government. The company revealed on Monday that media organizations, technology companies, industry associations, advocacy groups, and leading computer scientists have signed amicus briefs in support of its argument that the US can’t order the company to hand over data stored in other countries. 608 more words

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ACLU chapters focusing on hot-button issues

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — American Civil Liberties Union officials say they have begun a new and more aggressive effort to intervene in Missouri and Kansas over highly public issues like same-sex marriage, privacy and police policy. 235 more words

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