Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

Amazon Gets Pushback from Investors In Effort...

SEATTLE (AP) — Some Amazon company investors said Monday they are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant...

ACLU Alleges a Southern Minnesota City Purposely...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued a southern Minnesota city on Wednesday, alleging its rental licensing ordinance is unconstitutional and discriminatory...

Federal Lawsuit: The Poor Shouldn’t Lose Licenses...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Because he can't pay $228 in traffic fines, Seti Johnson faces revocation of his North Carolina's driver's license, which means...

Privacy Activists Hope to Stop Amazon from...

SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to...

Milwaukee Officer Suspended After Violent Arrest of...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Four Milwaukee police officers are under investigation for kicking and punching an African American man while he was restrained on the...

Mississippi Prison Comes Under Fire For Its...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi has "abandoned its responsibility to inmates at a privately run prison that is excessively violent and...

Flint Kids Exposed to Lead to Undergo...

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water. Under...

California Eyes Legislation to Change ‘Reasonable Force’...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Several state lawmakers and the family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man fatally shot by police are proposing Tuesday that...

Supreme Court Rules Immigrants Are Not Entitled...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants the government has detained and is considering deporting aren't entitled by law to...

Las Vegas PD Again Under Scrutiny for...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in this tourist-driven city with a history of racially charged incidents were hit again Thursday with questions about bias,...

The FBI Gave This Weak Justification for...

Last week, the FBI released hours-long surveillance footage of the Baltimore protests that erupted following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. The nearly...

California Bar Force Out Two Black Women...

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorneys---trying to find a place for Karaoke---say they were kicked out of a Fresno area bar because they were...

Civil Liberties Lawyers Criticize Ruling That Restricts...

Civil liberties advocates have reacted angrily to a legal ruling that puts restrictions on citizens filming the police. According to The Huffington Post, U.S. District...

Can We Secure Freedom by Owning Less?

Like a gambler lost in the pretense of winning money, I was once blinded by a need to acquire shiny new things. I sought...

Recent Months of Unrest Spark Foreign Powers...

The United States is a country infamous for its involvement in foreign affairs, as it takes on a somewhat hypocritical role of superhero to...