The ACLU is suing the Trump administration over a reported plan to make it easier for tax-funded adoption agencies to reject adoptive parents on faith-based grounds.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed into state law a bill that enables employers, co-workers and teachers to obtain gun violence restraining orders against owners of firearms that are a potential threat to them.
The American Civil Liberties Union has just succeeded in blocking an abortion ban in Georgia.
Two days before Evan Minton was scheduled to have a hysterectomy, Mercy San Juan Medical Center canceled the procedure, because it was "part of a course of treatment for gender dysphoria."
The findings were slammed by Amazon, with the technology giant accusing the ACLU of "knowingly misusing and misrepresenting" Rekognition to make headlines.
U.S. Southern Command has been testing as many as 25 balloons over the Midwest, which can float at 65,000 feet and capture video of whole cities.
There are several guides for those who may be the target of ICE raids on what to do and what your rights are if agents show up at the door.
Alabama mayor Mark Chambers responded to a Facebook post about homosexuals, transvestites and socialists that he wanted to "kill the problem out."
"Just like you have a right to remain silent when you're arrested, you have a right to remain silent when the census comes," Andrew Napolitano explained.
The Alabama law, which will take effect in November unless blocked by a judge, would make it a felony for anyone to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy unless the women's life is in danger or the fetus has a lethal anomaly. It makes no exceptions for rape and incest.
"Trump's true motives are clear—to deter asylum seekers and punish people who apply for protection under our laws," said ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project senior staff attorney Michael Tan.
"This is the Trump administration's latest assault on people fleeing persecution and seeking refuge in the United States," ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project Director Omar Jadwat said.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights organizations issued a travel advisory for Florida on Monday, warning that immigrants could have their constitutional rights violated by legislation the state is considering.
"We're going to court to ensure that President Trump's desperate bid to fund his border wall with a bogus national emergency and taxpayer money fails," an ACLU staff attorney said.
Detainees were forced to sleep on the dirt outside in 37-degree temperatures with only thin sheets, the ACLU said in a complaint filed with the Department of Homeland Security.
"The current situation is not only illegal but it is untenable for Ms. Zayre-Brown."
"A transparent and independent investigation into the conditions at CBP detention facilities and its medical care practices is needed immediately," the ACLU Border Rights Center's director said.
Immigrants with criminal records can be detained by ICE years, or even decades, after being released from prison.
"We can't begin to restore community trust until the GRPD recognizes this for what it is: racial profiling."
"The district needs to take action to make the schools a safe place for all students."
"The reason I asked you for your ID is because I came in here and I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish," the agent says in footage of the incident.
"We are outraged, and demand that the Sheriff's Department conduct an immediate investigation."
Immigrants in a California detention center have to overcome nearly insurmountable barriers to get in touch with a lawyer, a lawsuit alleges.
The ACLU had asked Cox to promote its election help line.
State Department will work with U.S. embassies in four countries to locate the hundreds of parents the government previously deported without reuniting them with their children.
José Antonio Elena Rodríguez, 16, "had a Fourth Amendment right to be free from the unreasonable use of deadly force by an American agent," a court ruled in a landmark decision.