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Lawsuit: Woman Faced Illegal Body Cavity Search, Observed Bowel Movement

A federal lawsuit says U.S. border and customs officials strip-searched a New Mexico woman at the El Paso border crossing, then took her to a hospital for illegal body cavity probes.

12/18/2013

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Las Vegas Police Approved To Wear Tiny Body Cameras On Patrols

Following a long and heated debate about privacy rights, Las Vegas metro police officers will soon be wearing body cameras on their patrols.

12/17/2013

A gay couple sued a Colorado baker for refusing to bake them a wedding cake. (Getty Images)

Court Hears Discrimination Case Over Wedding Cake

A Colorado court will decide if a baker violated discrimination laws when he refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.

12/04/2013

The Albuquerque results could set the tone for a new front in the abortion battle. (Getty Images)

Abortion Rights Groups Claim Win In Albuquerque

Abortion rights groups are claiming victory in a closely watched, first-of-its-kind proposal to ban late-term abortions in New Mexico’s largest city.

11/19/2013

File photo of a U.S. Border Patrol automobile surveillance unit. (credit: John Cancalosi/GettyImages)

ACLU Files Complaint Against Border Patrol In Ariz.

The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking a federal government probe into allegations of constitutional rights violations by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Arizona.

10/09/2013

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Brewer Sued Over License Policy For Immigrants

Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama administration policy.

11/29/2012

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Davis Schools Sued Over Policy On 2 Moms Book

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Davis School District, challenging a policy that limits student access to a library book about a lesbian couple raising children.

11/13/2012