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Posts Tagged ‘ACLU’

USA, Land of the Free? Not any more

USA, Land of the Free? Not any more

  Looking at the Patriot Act and the NDAA We, that is We The People, of the United States have lost many of our freedoms and much of our civil liberties in the 20 years since I retired from the military. The attacks of 9/11, which Ron Paul so aptly points out were retaliation for some of our interventionist policies in the latter half of the 20th Century. While changing the way the United States does business would probably solve the terrorist problem, the government has instead used the ... Full Story

ACLU challenges voter suppression law

ACLU challenges voter suppression law

ACLU's Federal Challenge to WI GOP's Photo ID Restrictions Could Reverse Similar Laws Nationwide   By Ernest A. Canning on 12/15/2011 6:29am Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning Election laws in Wisconsin are not covered by Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act, which would otherwise require the Dept. of Justice or a federal panel of judges to "preclear" such laws to assure they are not discriminatory. Thus, it falls to non-governmental organizations, such as the American Civil ... Full Story

Roberts Supreme Court to be Discussed on Bill of

“Roberts Supreme Court Comes of Age: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?” will be the focus of a talk and discussion by CSU Prof. Courtenay Daum of the Political Science Department.  She is the featured speaker at the annual meeting held on Wednesday, December 15, in observance of Bill of Rights Day by the Northern Colorado Chapter of ACLU of Colorado. The meeting will be on Wednesday, December 15,  at the Coloradoan Community Meeting Room, 1300 Riverside Ave., in Fort Collins, ... Full Story

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