Stories tagged: American Civil Liberties Union
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
ACLU warns travelers about visiting Texas after ‘sanctuary cities’ ban made law
The American Civil Liberties Union has put out a “travel alert” for anyone planning to visit Texas, just days after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called “sanctuary cities” ban …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
July 1 start date sought for Montana crime victim rights law
The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana and representatives of city and county governments on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to declare that a voter-passed initiative establishing crime victims’ …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Groups press Walgreens on religious restrictions in clinics
Four groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Walgreens for reassurance that the drugstore’s partnership with a Catholic system to run in-store clinics in the St. Louis …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
Pasco’s voting system weakens Latino voice, ACLU lawsuit says
The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is following up on a lawsuit that forced voting changes in Yakima with a similar case against Pasco, alleging that the …
Sat., March 26, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
Lawyers: Children need lawyers in immigration court
Government lawyers urged a federal judge March 24 to remove certain children listed in a lawsuit that seeks to require court-appointed lawyers for indigent children who enter the country illegally.
Sat., March 19, 2016, 5 a.m.
Analysis: How far could Donald Trump legally go to take on his protesters?
Donald Trump can insult hecklers at his rallies, tell ‘em to “go home to mommy” and even suggest they should have been roughed up. But the increasingly heated, intense protests …
Sun., Aug. 31, 2014
Rules for body cameras worn by Spokane police in flux
The policy that will govern use of body cameras worn by 17 Spokane police officers starting Monday has gone through several iterations, and is likely to change again before a …
Thu., Nov. 25, 2010
Witt must show she’s fit for duty
SEATTLE – The Air Force said Wednesday that a lesbian flight nurse discharged under “don’t ask, don’t tell” must prove she is still qualified and pass a medical exam before …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
ACLU argues city denied rights
The American Civil Liberties Union says the Spokane city attorney’s office violated the constitutional rights of a local attorney. In a letter to city officials last week, Michael Kipling, an …
Wed., Sept. 22, 2010
Ruling expected Friday on Witt’s discharge from Air Force
TACOMA – A lawyer for a decorated flight nurse discharged for being gay urged a federal judge Tuesday to reinstate her to the Air Force Reserve, and the judge indicated …