ACLU

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Judge Hears Arguments in Same-Sex Ban Lawsuit

Couples challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states say there is no public interest in denying them the same rights as married heterosexuals.

09/25/2014

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal Weapons

A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.

09/22/2014

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ACLU Sues Cape Girardeau, Officer Over Arrest

Lawsuit claims a man was unlawfully arrested after insulting a Cape Girardeau police officer.

09/06/2014

Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson speaks with a reporter in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 12, 2014. Jackson said he will not release the name of the officer that shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

ACLU Files Suit for Release of Police Records in Ferguson Case

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri has reportedly filed the first lawsuit in the Michael Brown case, seeking police records under Missouri’s Sunshine Law.

08/14/2014

US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning is escorted out of a military court facility during the sentencing phase of his trial August 20, 2013 in Fort Meade, Maryland. Manning was found guilty of several counts under the Espionage Act, but acquitted of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Attorney: Manning Not Receiving Hormone Therapy

The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn’t receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

08/12/2014

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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.

08/06/2014

File photo of a person holding a cellphone. (Photo by Jean Sebastien/AFP/Getty)

Missouri Voters May Fortify Digital Privacy Rights

The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”

07/28/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

Hearing Over Release of FBI Report on Ed Mueth Set for August 8

The FBI’s report into how Ed Mueth stole $3.5 million from the St. Louis County health department won’t be made public until after the County Executive election, if it gets out at all.

07/24/2014

Photo: U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan, St. Louis

U.S. Attorney Responds to ACLU Suit Over Mueth Documents

United States Attorney Richard G. Callahan today announced that the U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of the FBI.

07/18/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

ACLU Files Suit For Release of Mueth Embezzlement Documents

Mueth was the county health department official who committed suicide amid suspicions he stole millions from county taxpayers.

07/18/2014

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