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Illinois Judge OKs Deal Over Gender On Birth Certificates

Deal struck between state of Illinois and ACLU

10/23/2012

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Judge Allows KKK to Put Leaflets on Cars in Cape Girardeau

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that prohibits a ban on leafleting in Cape Girardeau, thus allowing the Ku Klux Klan to put flyers on vehicles in the southeast Missouri city.

10/05/2012

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NAACP and ACLU Warn Of Local Control Problems

Jamala Rogers, spokesperson for “Citizens Against Prop A,” says part of the problem is that Prop. A would allow the department to close off access to records.

09/28/2012

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Illinois to Improve Conditions at Youth Prisons

Illinois is promising to improve safety at its youth prisons and offer inmates better educational and mental health services.

09/12/2012

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Family: School Made Deaf Child Change Sign Name, Said It Looked Like Gun

A Nebraska school district asked a deaf preschooler to change his sign language name because they believe the hand motion he used looked like he was shooting a gun.

08/28/2012

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Lawsuit Challenges Missouri Law on Disturbing Worship

The lawsuit was brought on behalf of two individuals and two groups that picket outside churches against clergy who allegedly sexually abused children.

08/22/2012

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Court Upholds Summary for St. Louis Police Measure

The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri had filed a lawsuit challenging the summary.

08/21/2012

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‘Right to Pray’ Amendment Passes

The measure on the statewide ballot said people have the right to pray in public or private so long as they do not disturb the peace, and it gives a specific imprimatur for prayer before government meetings.

08/07/2012

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Prayers Return to Franklin County Meetings Despite ACLU Lawsuit

Presiding commissioner John Griesheimer said “(The prayers) will be respective of all faiths and religion; Jewish, Muslim, whatever.”

06/22/2012

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ACLU Questions Newspaper Ban at Jasper County Jail

They say the ban violates the inmates’ constitutional rights.

06/22/2012

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