Tags » American Civil Liberties Union

L.A. to Spend Up to $150,000 to Settle Street Vendor Lawsuit

Los Angeles lawmakers have agreed to spend up to $150,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by street vendors who claimed that their carts and other belongings had been improperly seized and destroyed. 164 more words

Local News

Palatine Transgender Student Sues School District Over Locker Room Access

CHICAGO (CBS) — An 18-year-old transgender student is suing her northwest suburban school district for the right to use the locker room of her choice to change for gym class. 347 more words

News

Colin Kaepernick Honored at ACLU Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who launched a protest movement last year when he refused to stand for the national anthem before NFL games, was honored Sunday at the ACLU of Southern California’s annual Bill of Rights Dinner in Beverly Hills. 168 more words

Local News

US: Supreme Court's Cake Case To Be Decided On Tuesday

When conservative Christian baker Jack Phillips in 2012 […] told Colorado gay couple, David Mullins and Charlie Craig, he would not make them a cake to celebrate their wedding, it triggered a chain of events that will climax on Tuesday, in highly anticipated U.S. 846 more words

LGBT

Palatine Transgender Student Sues For Right To Use Locker Room

CHICAGO (CBS) — A transgender student is suing her northwest suburban school district for the right to use the locker room of her choice to change for gym class. 549 more words

News

DOJ Handling of Case Against American Accused of Fighting for ISIS Has Been 'Frightening,' Federal Judge Says

A federal judge in Washington demanded the Trump administration explain the circumstances surrounding the detention of a US citizen in Iraq for allegedly fighting on behalf of ISIS in Syria, calling the arguments made by the Justice Department “frightening.” 272 more words

Nation/World

The U.S. Supreme Court must understand that cellphones aren't voluntary

”You may not realize it, but the cell phone in your pocket creates a time-stamped map of everywhere you go: where you shop, where you receive medical care, and how often you frequent a church, school, or gun range,” Andrew D. 372 more words

News