ACLU

Rebekah Sager
June 05, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Lawmakers in Alabama have passed a bill that would punish child molesters by using chemical castration. The bill, known as HB 379, initially introduced by Republican State Rep. Steve Hurst, goes to Governor Kay Ivey to sign. The bill is designed to be used against sex offenders over the age of 21,...
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April 21, 2019 - 9:41 am
A New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday on a criminal complaint accusing him of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. The FBI said in a statement it arrested 69-year-old Larry...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 7:32 am
The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked a judge in California to block the Trump administration from building a border wall using funds obtained through his national emergency declaration. The court papers say President Donald Trump has overstepped his executive powers by diverting...
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ACLU Northern California
March 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
(KNX 1070) -- The ACLU along with a California l aw firm i s suing a Catholic hospital for withholding medical care from a transgender patient. Oliver Knight, 29, was scheduled to have a hysterectomy in August of 2017 at St. Joesph Hospital in Eureka, California, but minutes prior to the surgery,...
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AP
February 15, 2019 - 9:29 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana women questioned by a U.S. border agent who overheard them speaking Spanish in a convenience store sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday, saying the agent illegally detained them without reason. The agent held Ana Suda and Martha Hernandez for 40...
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Getty
December 17, 2018 - 5:50 pm
SANTA ANA (CNS) - The federal agency responsible for detaining illegal immigrants facing deportation, along with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and a national prison management corporation, are being sued in federal court for allegedly undermining communication between detainees and their...
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AP
August 03, 2018 - 3:02 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego says the Trump administration is "100 percent" reponsible for reuniting the families it forcibly separated at the border. With hundreds of kids forcibly separated from their families at the border still waiting to be reunited with them, it's now up to...
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Associated Press
July 16, 2018 - 10:42 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of reunited families who were separated by the Trump administration after crossing the southwest border. The American Civil Liberties Union had asked Judge Dana Sabraw to delay deportations a week after...
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Associated Press
July 09, 2018 - 9:34 am
(AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss Tuesday's court-ordered deadline to reunite scores of young migrant children with their parents. The ACLU said late Sunday that the administration provided it with a list of 102 children under 5 and that it...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:05 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Los Angeles judge sides with the ACLU to allow attorneys access to immigrant detainees at the prison in Victorville. ACLU Attorney Michael Kaufman telling KNX the judge saw through federal attorneys argued that the detainees in Victorville were being allowed limited access to legal...
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