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Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...killing is on U.S. soil," said Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the Immigrants' Rights Project for the American Civil Liberties Union.In the case of a cross-border shooting with the victim on Mexican soil, the ACLU group did not know of...
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Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock

...fingerprinted the teen. She would not give details on questions he was asked by police.Groups including the American Civil Liberties Union condemned what they called the school's heavy-handed tactics."Instead of encouraging his curiosity...
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In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...that the U.S. is welcoming, that we are a nation based on immigrants," said Cecillia Wang, head of American Civil Liberties Union's immigrants' rights project. "It's incredibly sad and disappointing that we have lost sight of those...
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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

...last month that legalized gay marriage.The first test is set to begin Monday in a Kentucky courtroom. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who cited her Christian faith on June 30 as she refused...
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After years of declining crime, a spike in violence

...drop its appeal of a ruling by a judge who found the tactic sometimes discriminated against minorities. An American Civil Liberties Union study found similar practices in Chicago, where many observers expect a lawsuit to follow."Maybe we don't...
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Can KKK 'adopt highway'? Court considers matter

...application. The department said its program was aimed at "civic-minded organizations in good standing."The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation sued on behalf of the KKK group in September 2012, arguing that the state violated the group's...
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Same-sex couples will have to wed to keep health benefits

...extending benefits to couples solely because they couldn't marry violated their equal protection rights.The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska first brought the lawsuit forward.ACLU of Alaska executive director Joshua Decker supported the...
Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate, FBI says

...needs and haven't presented enough information to justify the use of these additional authorities. The American Civil Liberties Union accuses intelligence officials and some in Congress of "scaremongering" about the Patriot Act and says the...
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NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...The sheer volume of information sought is staggering."A lower court judge in December tossed out an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit, saying the program was a necessary extension to security measures taken after the Sept. 11, 2001...
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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...Conway encouraged any couples who are turned away to seek private counsel. Miller and Roberts contacted the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky to represent them."This is where we live; we pay taxes here, we vote here. And we want to...
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