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Asylum Seekers Heinously Abused By Trump, Sessions, Kelly, Nielsen, Miller Etc (tags)

a litany of crimes against the poor and helpless by Trump, Sessions and company

ACLU on police surveillance and patterns of police shootings (tags)

ACLU bill on police surveillance, and patterns of police shootings

Change Links April 2018 (tags)

April 2018 calendar published

Questions for TSA after reports of laptop and phone searches on domestic flights (tags)

TSA is stepping up electronic device surveillance on domestic flights

What Big Brother Knows About You and What You Can Do About It (tags)

ACLU Pasadena Foothills Chapter report back

Pasadenans - get your license plate reader records from police (tags)

The former head of the local ACLU is urging anyone who lives or works in Pasadena to participate in an information-gathering project by filing Public Records Act (PRA) requests for data being captured and stored in the city Police Department’s Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR) surveillance program.

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers (tags)

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers

Indivisible local events (tags)

Links to local events

Our Revolution L.A Organizing Meeting (tags)

Please come to the first organizing meeting for Our Revolution LA. The national organization is hoping that local affiliates will self organize acoss the country. They received 1000 applications.

Geofeedia Exposed for Police Monitoring of Social Media (tags)

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Provided Data Access for a Surveillance Product Marketed to Target Activists of Color

CIA Human Experimentation (tags)

torture

Summer 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

Life and Death in the Border, Mass Detention: Another U.S. violation of Human Rights

Appeals Court Strikes Down Bulk NSA Phone Spying (tags)

NSA

Obama's War on Humanity at Home and Abroad: Roland John's Appalling Mistreatment (tags)

police state

Paris Killings Aftermath: War on Civil Liberties (tags)

police state

Spring 2014 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

The Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal is of two minds about how to deal with the broken U.S. immigration system. On the one hand, the document calls for the creation of “a pathway to earned citizenship for hardworking men and women” who are in the United States without legal status. On the other hand, the budget would continue to devote significant sums of money to the detention and deportation of many of the same people for whom the administration would like to create a path to citizenship. In other words, the administration pledges that it will do its best to deport from the country the very same people it wants to help stay. While the budget underscores how we'll benefit from commonsense immigration reform by accounting for savings the Congressional Budget Office has forecast, it continues our dysfunctional and illogical immigration detention system. As in past years, the budget includes billions of dollars for the detention operations of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) — part of the Department of Homeland Security — including funding for 30,539 detention beds....

ACLU v. Clapper Ruling (tags)

NSA

Obama Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Winter 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

In This Issue: 1) 100,000 Immigration Prosecutions Reach All-time High in FY 2013 2) Does the President Have the Power to Stop All/Most Removals? 3) Chinese Americans protest against Jimmy Kimmel skit 4) Fact Sheet on U.S. "Constitution Free Zone" 5) UT's Young Conservatives Hosting "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" Game (and Cancelled!) 6) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!

ACLU v. Clapper (tags)

NSA

Fall 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

In This Issue: 1) Don't neglect immigration reform 2) Rethink Immigration: A Homeless, Undocumented & Detained LGBT Teen's Struggle for Due Process 3) CA gives immigrants driver's licenses 4) ICE Public Affairs: Rogue office in a rogue agency 5) How Domestic Workers Won Their Rights: Five Big Lessons 6) More than 200 arrested at immigration rights rally in D.C. 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!

REPORT: ACLU releases comprehensive report on law enforcement’s use of license plate reade (tags)

REPORT: ACLU releases comprehensive report on law enforcement’s use of license plate readers

FBI Lawless Unaccountability (tags)

FBI

Institutionalized US Spying: More Than NSA's Involved (tags)

police state

Summer 2013 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! (tags)

Stopping the Trans-Pacific Partnership IS Immigrant Rights!

America's Surveillance Society (tags)

police state

Snowden: Shooting the Messenger (tags)

police state

Congress Extends Warrantless Spying (tags)

police state

Berkeley's Free Speech Movement (tags)

freedom

Lawsuits for Information on Drones (tags)

police state

ACLU Challenges Warrantless Wiretapping (tags)

tyranny

ACLU Sues CIA Over Drone Killings (tags)

anti-war

Legitimizing Illegal Spying (tags)

police state

Lawless Domestic Spying (tags)

police state

Tarek Mehanna: Victimized by Racist Injustice (tags)

police state

Your cell phone company is helping the police spy on you (tags)

Uncle Sam is listening to your cell phone?

Fall 2011 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! (tags)

In This Issue: Obama skewers the immigrant justice movement (Pg 1); Obama Puts Bandage on Broken Immigration System (Pg 2); Obama's new deportation policy is PR spin (Pg 3); Immigration Appeals (Pg 4); Immigration and Mass Incarceration in the Obama Era (Pg 4);

Summer 2011 NISN U.S. Immigrant Alert! Newsletter (tags)

Fighting injustice: Anti-immigrant laws blocked in Arizona, Utah, Indiana, and Georgia!

JFAV SUPPORTS AMVETS/ACLU CLASS SUIT VS DVA (tags)

-The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) wholeheartedly supports the class-action lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of four homeless veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other ailments, the ACLU claims that the department is violating the property's deed by not providing the combination of housing and treatment that battle-scarred vets need. According to the LA Times: ? The lawsuit is just the latest attempt by advocates for homeless vets to light a fire under the federal government. ?The JFAV also filed a lawsuit against the DVA for denying more than 27,00 Filipino World War II veterans of their lump sum claims and their widows last year.

Los Angeles School District works with ACLU to deny teachers’ seniority rights (tags)

On January 21, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William Highberger stripped teachers employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) of certain seniority rights, allegedly to stanch the loss of young, quality teachers at inner-city schools. If the order is upheld on appeal, the LAUSD can lay off higher paid veteran teachers without regard to their years of service, in violation of collective bargaining provisions that have been in effect for decades. At the same time, there are more than a dozen billionaires living in Los Angeles, and dozens more who measure their wealth by the hundreds of millions.

Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Targeted Assassination Policy (tags)

lawless killing now US policy

Targeted Assassinations: Challenging US Policy (tags)

In America, the rule of law is dead

Spring 2010 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest and News Alert! (tags)

Obama and the Immigrant Rights: Are We Going to Prevail? In This Issue: 1) May Day 2010 2) David Bacon on Immigration Reform 3) DHS Racial Profiling 4) ICE’s Quotas on Deporting Immigrants 5) Gitmo North Gitmo in NYC 6) Immigrant Women

Witness to Police Misconduct Speaks to ACLU (tags)

Chris Carlino spoke at the annual meeting of the San Diego chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) February 18 and relived her experience being pepper-sprayed by an abusive sheriff's deputy at a fundraiser for Congressional candidate Francine Busby eight months earlier. Her attorney, Mike Marrinan, and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse director Beth Givens also spoke at the meeting, and San Diego ACLU staff attorney David Blair-Loy laid out the group's local legal agenda.

Torture alleged in LA County Jail (tags)

Street performer and tarot card reader, Jason Paschal, currently incarcerated in Los Angeles Old County Jail, reports neglect, abuse, and torture as well as being denied court-ordered medical care.

San Diego ACLU Addresses Repressive Ballot Initiatives (tags)

The San Diego chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) held its annual membership meeting February 13 and gave over the program to Delores Jacobs of the San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center and Vince Hall of Planned Parenthood to discuss the long-term implications of Propositions 4 and 8 on last year's ballot. The measures attacked women's reproductive choice and Queer rights, respectively, and Jacobs and Hall noted that the radical Right uses proposals like these not only to gain membership and contributions but to drain the coffers of progressive organizations so they have less money to provide services to women and Queers.

Tent City residents being evicted Tomorrow, March 24, ACLU to try to intervene (tags)

The majority of Tent City or "Bushville" residents are being evicted tomorrow based on ties to Ontario. Please come out and make sure no police brutality ensues.

ACLU attorney interviewed on KPFK about Coyotl Tezcatlipoca's case (tags)

Belinda Escobosa Helzer, an ACLU attorney representing Coyotl Tezcatlipoca, talks about his case on the KPFK program, Uprising, on Monday, September 24, 2007.

ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (tags)

Written by ACLU Press Release Tuesday, 06 March 2007 ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (3/6/2007) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it Lawsuits Ask That Children and Their Families be Released From Texas Facility Under Appropriate and Humane Supervision AUSTIN, TX - The American Civil Liberties Union today filed lawsuits on behalf of ten immigrant children, challenging their illegal detention at the T. Don Hutto facility in Taylor, Texas.

Man Fights to Take Wife's Name in Marriage (tags)

Before Michael Buday married his fiancée, Diana Bijon, he decided to honor her family by bucking tradition and taking her last name.

Citing 1917 law, federal prosecutors pursue leak (tags)

Federal prosecutors are demanding the American Civil Liberties Union turn over all copies of a secret document it has obtained, in what is apparently the first time a criminal grand jury subpoena has been used in a bid to seize leaked material, the ACLU

BTL:Court-Ordered Documents Detail Pentagon Spying on U.S. Anti-War Groups (tags)

Interview with Caroline Fredrickson, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Escondido’s Anti-Immigrant Law on Hold (tags)

Federal Judge, John A. Huston, blocked Escondido, CA’s anti-immigrant measure which was due to become law today.

Legal challenge filed to Hazleton ordinance (tags)

The anti-migrant law in Hazleton PA - a law that copied a local SanBernardino effort by Save Our State Nazi Joe Turner, has been challenged in court.

Police spies chosen to lead war protest (tags)

Friday, July 28, 2006

Two Oakland police officers working undercover at an anti-war protest in May 2003 got themselves elected to leadership positions in an effort to influence the demonstration, documents released Thursday show.

MinuteKlan Update from Campo (tags)

Report from a minuteklan member in Campo, Ca.

ACLU files suit against Costa Mesa (tags)

REPOST...The suit was filed by the ACLU of Southern California on behalf of Benito Acosta, a 24-year-old Costa Mesa resident and Orange Coast College student who also uses the name Coyotl Tezcatlipoca. It claims city officials violated Acosta's rights to free speech, equal protection and due process by silencing him and by using force to restrain him, eject him from the council meeting, and arrest him.

Extensive statement from Jim Gilchrist about Cliff May (tags)

Jim Gilchrist awards Cliff May aka Jammer CC the first annual "Benedict Arnold Award."

Death By Torture: US media ignores hard evidence (tags)

Military autopsy reports provide indisputable proof that detainees are being tortured to death while in US military custody. Yet the US corporate media are covering it with the seriousness of a garage sale for the local Baptist Church.

Bill O’Reilly Wants to Suppress Abu Ghraib Evidence (tags)

The ACLU is fighting in court for the release of all evidence that might tie high level policy makers to the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. The Pentagon said the release of that evidence will “increase the likelihood of violence” against U.S. troops. Fox News’ Chickenhawk, Bill O’Reilly, agrees that it is not only unpatriotic to do so, but that it would “help the jihadists.” He also smeared CBS, NBC and the NY Times for supporting the ACLU’s legal position.

Minuteman Clifford Alford threatens ACLU with lawsuit (tags)

Vigilante Clifford Alford of the New Mexico Minutemen threatens to sue ACLU of New Mexico after ACLU-NM suspended its Las Cruces chapter. Yet, Alford has openly admitted to infiltrating the ACLU in Las Cruces.

Minuteman Clifford Alford admits to infiltrating ACLU (tags)

Clifford Alford, New Mexico chapter manager for James Chase's border vigilante organization Border Watch, openly admits to infiltrating the ACLU. Excerpt from Fox News transcript, and link to Associated Press article confirming infiltration, included.

Seeking options to military recruiting (tags)

A local peace vigil activist made the local paper.

Memo reveals Bush OK’d torture (tags)

ACLU: Wake Up and Pay Attention (tags)

If the ACLU is to expose COINTELPRO, they need to expand their project to include the Defense Intelligence Agency and military contractors.

ACLU: Wake Up and Pay Attention (tags)

The ACLU needs to expand its investigation. The new CONTELPRO is a military operation.

Bush’s Trampling of Dissent: Kerry’s Chance to Stand Up for Civil Liberties (tags)

The ACLU has filed suit on behalf of a couple arrested at a Bush rally for wearing T-shirts saying “No Bush”—more evidence that this president has no respect for the Constitution or basic American values.

IMPERIO COMIENZA A DESAPARECER PERSONAS (tags)

(ARGENPRESS) INMIGRRANTES ACUSADOS DE TERRISTAS SE ECUENTRAL OFICIALMENTE DESAPARECIDOS EN EEUU

outFarpress presents "Reining In The Patriot Act" with ACLU Lawyer (tags)

A 59 minute speech by Judith Volkart of the N CA ACLU. An update on what is known and being done to "rein in" the Patriot Act. 2 files- broadcast and slow modem. Free to rebroadcast upon notification.

Protester=Criminal? (tags)

That these issues I keep hearing about--of the increased use of police and military force in this country--are real. They're not happening in the future; they're happening today.

Kerry & His Anti ACLU/Freedom voting record... (tags)

What Skull & Bones Kerry Don't Want You to Know about his Anti ACLU/Freedom voting record...

Why we should fear the Matrix (tags)

Backdoor to Totalitarianism - this is nothing more than attempt by Der furher und his minions to do what Congress has forbidden them to do overty. It is nothing more that "Total Information Awareness" by another means. "Your Papers Please!?"

Proposition 54 forum at Unitarian Church in Anaheim on 8/30/03 (tags)

Vote "NO" on Proposition 54

BTL: ACLU Sues Over Key Provision of USA Patriot Act... (tags)

...Attorney General John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller named as defendants. Interview with Tim Edgar, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Proposition 54 forum at Unitarian Church in Anaheim on 8/30/03 (tags)

Come to this forum to learn more about the reasons why thousands of doctors, educators, lawyers, and community activists agree that Proposition 54 is bad for California!

US anti-war activists hit by secret airport ban (tags)

After more than a year of complaints by some US anti-war activists that they were being unfairly targeted by airport security, Washington has admitted the existence of a list, possibly hundreds or even thousands of names long, of people it deems worthy of special scrutiny at airports.

ACLU Will Challenge the Patriot Act (tags)

ACLU Challenges U.S. Anti - Terrorism Law By REUTERS

outFarpress presents- ACLU Speaker On Patriot Act And Gay Rights July 28 (tags)

On July 28th, Bob Kearney, Associate Director of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union, spoke on the Patriot Acts, Privacy Rights, and the Rights of Gays. 2 files, broadcast quality (26MB) and slow modem (6.7MB) LINK- http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=7488 This is the 4th in a series of speeches given by ACLU speakers produced by Dan Roberts and outFarpress.

ACLU Marks Independence Day With New Report On Main Street Movement To Protect Civil Liber (tags)

WASHINGTON – On the eve of this year’s Independence Day celebrations, the American Civil Liberties Union today released a new report documenting the ongoing grassroots movement in the United States to pass local community resolutions rejecting government policies that go beyond fighting terrorism and stray into the suppression of basic constitutional rights.

“Democracy Dies Behind Closed Doors” -- Article Dedicated to the 4th of July (tags)

6-26-03 Topanga Community House (Los Angeles area) Stephan F. Rohde - constitutional lawyer, author and lecturer spoke on the post 911 erosion of civil rights under the Bush Administration. Event sponsored by the newly formed --- Mother’s for an Aware America--- Below is a portion of the transcript and photos:

ACLU: School Vouchers Will Hurt Poor Kids (tags)

The voucher program encourage the violation of students' civil rights because private and religious schools would not have to comply with federal, state or local civil rights laws in order to recieve tax dollars.

BTL:Federal Court Upholds Secret Detentions; Another Victory for... (tags)

...White House Measures Eroding Civil Liberties. Interview with Arthur Spitzer, legal director of the ACLU's Washington, D.C. office conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Green Ejected For Collecting Signatures; Suburbs May Be Hazardous To Your Health (tags)

Green news and opion updated daily

Get Ready for PATRIOT II (And the Fourth Reich) (tags)

The Bush Junta has already provided adequate evidence that they are not friends of the Constitution or the Civil Liberties Protected therein. If this Bill is ever allowed to pass you can kiss your ass goodbye. Here come the "Detention Camps" for dissidents (those who do not parrot the Party Line. All "Good Americans" Goose Step mit Der Fuhrer.

ACLU Calls Immigrant Registration Program Pretext for Mass Detentions (tags)

By January 10, 2003, citizens of 13 additional countries – Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Eritrea, Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen – must also submit to registration, a move that could push the detentions into the tens of thousands, the ACLU said.

(Updated) Thousands to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism (tags)

Massive Convergence at Ft. Benning, Georgia, November 15-17 to Close the School of the Americas; ACLU and SOA Watch Go to Court TODAY to Challenge Plan to Search Every Participant

Not In Our Name - ACLU Speaker (tags)

LA Not In Our Name - Speaker from the ACLU

ACLU overview of new Surveillance Powers (tags)

On September 19, only eight days after the tragic terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, the Bush Administration unveiled its proposed Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). These passed the house and the senate with only symbolic debate. Below are the ACLU's 5 major concerns. For a chart detailing all the changes please go to the website.

ACLU on Online Security ETC (tags)

An excelent summary of problems the ACLU has with these legilations

ACLU Action and Inaction Proves Pivotal for Protestors in Philadelphia and Los A (tags)

Comparison of the preparations made for convention protests by the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the ACLU of Southern California with particular attention to recent tension between R2K Legal and ACLU-PA.

Pennsylvania ACLU Denounces Police Infiltration of Protest Groups (tags)

The following is the text of a press release from the Pennsylvania ACLU, issued on Sept. 7, 2000.

ACLU Press Release Announcing New Suit vs. LAPD (tags)

ACLU Sues LAPD For Attacks on Press Police Targeted Members of the Media at Monday Evening Protest Zone Events

VillageVoice.com: Witnesses Say Cops Shot People in the Back; ACLU to Sue (tags)

VillageVoice.com online exclusive: 'We Couldn't Move Quickly Enough' Witnesses Say Cops Shot People in the Back; ACLU to Sue by Sarah Ferguson

From Peace to Pellets (tags)

villagevoice.com exclusive From Peace to Pellets ACLU Condemns Police Response by Lenora Todaro

I saw it (tags)

ACLU Bites Into Philly Police Mess (tags)

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is extremely critical of how Police Commissioner John Timoney and District Attorney Lynne Abraham are overreacting to the disruptions and vandalism that occurred in Philadelphia on August 1, 2000.

We are Delighted And Excited About the ACLU court Victory (tags)

Writen by CISPES and D2K member Don White, this article expresses some of the ramifications of the ACLU's most recent court victory against the cities repressive convention planning It originaly was posted on the D2K network listserve. The title was changed by Marc so as to re-interpret it for the News-wire, as was the contact info

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