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Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown march through the streets as they make their voices heard on August 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Bars ‘5-Second Rule’ in Ferguson

Catherine Perry said police tactic violates constitutional rights.

10/06/2014

The former editor of Iowa’s Newton Daily News is claiming religious discrimination and that his constitutional rights were violated after a personal blog post he wrote about the “Gaystapo” trying “to reword the Bible to make their sinful nature ‘right with God.’” (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

Editor Fired For ‘Gaystapo’ Blog Claims Religious Discrimination

The former editor of Iowa’s Newton Daily News is claiming religious discrimination and that his constitutional rights were violated after a personal blog post he wrote about the “Gaystapo” trying “to reword the Bible to make their sinful nature ‘right with God.’”

07/24/2014

Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota's gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings. (Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

South Dakota Same-Sex Couples Challenge Gay Marriage Ban

Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.

05/22/2014

Inmates Allege Group Strip Search Violated Rights

Twenty-nine inmates at the St. Clair County Jail allege their constitutional rights were violated when they underwent group strip searches.

12/31/2013

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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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Exotic Dancers Challenge Missouri’s Strip Club Law In High Court

Lawyers, representing the dancers argue the new law violates the constitutional right of free speech and expression.

09/07/2011

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