American Civil Liberties Union

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ACLU, Salt Lake Sheriff Settle Immigration Suit

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah says it’s settled a lawsuit with the Salt Lake County jail over a Weber State University student who was held after posting bail while authorities checked his immigration status.

08/25/2014

Undocumented Mexican immigrants walk after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border border into Arizona. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

ACLU Holds Protest At Columbus Port Of Entry

Immigrant advocates are holding protests and passing out educational material at a New Mexico border entry amid a surge of immigrant children and anger over their detention.

07/10/2014

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/Getty Images)

Utah To Appeal Ruling To Recognize Gay Marriages

Utah has appealed a federal judge’s ruling that officials must recognize gay marriages that took place in the state after a same-sex marriage ban was overturned.

06/05/2014

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Albuquerque Weighs Social Media Rules For Workers

Albuquerque is considering a new social media policy that would impose restrictions on online activity of employees even when they’re not working.

05/15/2014

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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

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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

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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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