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NY City Settles Lawsuits Over Muslim Surveillance by Police 0 friendly_iconoclast Jan 2016 Jan 2016 0 1073
Nebraska routinely holds children in solitary confinement, report finds 0 Eugene Jan 2016 Jan 2016 3 1018
New Survey Finds Majority Who Believe It Is Sometimes Necessary For Government To Sacrifice Freedom… 2 OKIsItJustMe Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 1206
Latest Battle in War on Christmas Is Texas Nativity Scene Skirmish 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1131
Judge throws out 2000 murder conviction, frees Kansas man after 15 years in prison 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1014
Homan Square hearing listens to testimony on Chicago police practices 0 Eugene Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 944
Happy 224th Birthday, Bill of Rights 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 6 1839
ACLU Pushes For More Transparency On No-Fly List 1 Panich52 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 1034
The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 1106
Happy 290th Birthday, George Mason. Founding Founder, He Conceived the Bill of Rights. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1817
FBI head: terror fight requires open backdoors to encrypted user data 1 Eugene Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 887
Librarians and privacy advocates ally to condemn cybersecurity bill 1 Eugene Dec 2015 Dec 2015 4 985
Another Person Charged In Wake Of 2002 Innocence Project Exoneration 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 938
US attorney general: Homan Square findings are 'extremely important' 0 Eugene Dec 2015 Dec 2015 3 919
FDR: 1 discntnt_irny_srcsm Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 1136
Tenth Circuit Overturns Sanctions in Voting Rights Case 0 Panich52 Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 1089
Homan Square: Chicago police chief's downfall prompts calls to shutter facility 1 Eugene Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 984
Sixty years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2015 Dec 2015 1 1032
Your browser history, IP addresses, online purchases etc all up for grabs without a warrant 0 friendly_iconoclast Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1444
The Prison-Industrial Complex: Why we need publicly funded elections 1 Alison Hartson Nov 2015 Nov 2015 3 1785
8 Ways the Supreme Court Has Been Destroying American Democracy 3 Panich52 Jun 2015 Nov 2015 4 1535
Marco Rubio lends support to bill that would delay surveillance reform 0 Eugene Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 891
Prosecutor And Cop Lose It Over Idea Of Over Idea Of Needing A Conviction To Take Property 4 friendly_iconoclast Nov 2015 Nov 2015 5 1706
Congressman introduces bill to end warrantless Stingray surveillance 0 Eugene Nov 2015 Nov 2015 4 1037
FBI spy planes flew 10 times over Freddie Gray protests: documents 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 831
‘Jesus’ chants, jeers greet Satanists during Bremerton football game 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 1450
Neighbors challenge church's rodeo arena 2 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2015 Oct 2015 0 1219
NYPD Says 'Trust Us' on Potentially Dangerous X-Ray Vans Roaming the Streets of New York. 0 Erich Bloodaxe BSN Oct 2015 Oct 2015 9 1292
Homan Square: federal officials pressed to investigate 'crimes against humanity' 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 890
CRITICS NOT SATISFIED WITH DHS CELL CHANGES 1 Panich52 Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1008
Chicago sued for 'unconstitutional and torturous' Homan Square police abuse 1 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 14 1250
DEA bought millions in cell phone trackers and training, payment data shows 3 friendly_iconoclast Oct 2015 Oct 2015 5 1203
Muslim groups can pursue civil rights lawsuit against NYPD, court rules 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1036
Wikileaks release of TPP deal text stokes 'freedom of expression' fears 0 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 6 1193
In Light of American Surveillance, European Union Legal Decision to Protect Europeans' 2 JDPriestly Oct 2015 Oct 2015 3 1176
FBI resists calls to reform voluntary reporting system for police killings 5 Eugene Sep 2015 Oct 2015 3 1259
Arizona sheriff denies investigating racial profiling case judge 1 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 1037
NYPD to require officers to report every time they use force 1 Eugene Oct 2015 Oct 2015 2 1349
Proposed Amendment to the Constitution, Ending Class Bias in the Law 2 Al Carroll Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 1752
Did the head of a religious faction take a gummint helicopter from DC to New York? 9 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 1934
Court hears first arguments in case challenging bulk data collection by NSA 2 Eugene Sep 2015 Sep 2015 7 1119
Religious sign on Marine Corps Base Hawaii draws fire 0 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 1090
SCREW YOU, FEDS! Dozen or more US libraries line up to run Tor exit nodes 1 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2015 Sep 2015 4 1260
Church seeks legal injunction against protesting strippers 3 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 2 1482
Library’s Tor relay—which had been pulled after Feds noticed—now restored 1 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 1240
University of California considering recognizing a “right” to be “free from … expressions of intoler 2 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 1101
First Library to Support Anonymous Internet Browsing Effort Stops After DHS Email 0 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 1163
Kim Davis Is Winning 5 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 1547
When does your religion legally excuse you from doing part of your job? 3 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 3 1435
Alaska state trooper seizes reporter's camera memory card 2 FuzzyRabbit Sep 2015 Sep 2015 10 2175
(Baltimore) 2,000 cases may be overturned because police used secret Stingray surveillance 2 Eugene Sep 2015 Sep 2015 6 1644
Theocrat Kim Davis' hypocritical saga continues. In jail. 0 Panich52 Sep 2015 Sep 2015 5 1370
Feds Will Need Warrant to Use Cellphone Scanning Technology Known as 'Stingrays' 0 Eugene Sep 2015 Sep 2015 1 1048
VIDEO: Black Man Pulled Over by White Cop for 'Making Direct Eye Contact' 3 votesparks Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1420
'Big Mountain Jesus' gets the OK from Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 5 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1577
"Male Escorts A Homeland Security Threat?" NYT Editorial 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2015 Aug 2015 10 2029
Kansas: Chanute residents protest removal of picture of Jesus from school 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1075
Spain: Woman fined for Facebook post of police car 1 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Aug 2015 6 1179
Is America embracing book banning? 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1051
Did the College Board Cave to Political Pressure Over AP History? 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1130
Texas Imam..er ..judge ordered a man to write Bible verses, marry girlfriend within 30 days or jail 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1036
Just reading this sickens me.... I don't know what to make of it. 5 V0ltairesGh0st Aug 2015 Aug 2015 5 2498
Divided appeals court, creating a split, says warrantless procurement of tower info violated Fourth 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 1 1064
Congress' fix for high-profile hacks is yet another way to grab your private data 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1055
CISA would invalidate both the Fourth Amendment and every company’s privacy policy 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 2 1076
Virginia forfeiture laws come under scrutiny 0 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1134
Ensuring Separation Of Church, State 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 3 1125
Missouri Sheriff puts 'In God We Trust' on patrol cars. 2 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1262
AU new project: Protect Your Neighbors / Relig right unhappy / protecting birth control access 0 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1091
Nearly $11 Million In Grants For Two NJ Sectarian Schools Raises Constitutional Concerns 1 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 1216
Pharmacies Should Fill Prescriptions Regardless Of Owners’ Religious Views 0 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 935
Miss school dist defense: its officials don't understand 1st Amend 2 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1289
LGBT censorship of TX library fails 2 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 2 1229
Graphic Novel Isn't Banned– But Isn't in the School Library 1 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1113
Laura Poitras Sues US Government To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew 0 friendly_iconoclast Jul 2015 Jul 2015 17 1336
AL Supreme Court Chief Justice Moore: Same-sex marriage ruling 'destroyed the institution of God' 5 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 1423
Gettysburg’s black residents: Dropping Confederate flag can’t erase racism 1 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1037
Opinion: Stop treating citizens like consumers (face recognition) 1 Panich52 Jul 2015 Jul 2015 2 1399
Mother of Mexican teen fatally shot by border patrol agent can sue, judge rules 0 Eugene Jul 2015 Jul 2015 3 1110
Heritage Foundation: Supreme Court Term Overview, July 9, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 0 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 1010
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