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Anal Probe for a Traffic Stop?

Anal Probe for a Traffic Stop?

11/07/2013 – David Eckert was pulling out of a Wal-Mart parking lot when police officers pulled him over for failing to stop at a parking lot stop sign. Police ordered Eckert to step out of his ...

Hey, Congress! Halloween Was Last Week

Hey, Congress! Halloween Was Last Week

11/07/2013 – Am I confused, or didn't we celebrate Halloween last week? I distinctly remember handing out candy to the ghouls and goblins that banged on my door demanding sweets. But it looks like ...

Discrimination Against Survivors of Military Sexual Violence

Discrimination Against Survivors of Military Sexual Violence

11/07/2013 – Ruth Moore was raped by her supervisor while serving in the Navy. After she left the service, she fought for 23 years with the Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") before obtaining ...

Senate about to Pass ENDA

Senate about to Pass ENDA

11/06/2013 – Another day, another historic victory for LGBT people. That's just kind of how 2013 has been. And the Senate being on the verge of passing a measure that would finally prohibit ...

106 Degrees and Dead Bugs.

106 Degrees and Dead Bugs.

11/06/2013 – This is the story of how I ended up pumping breast milk while sitting on a filthy floor, covered in dirt and dead bugs, at the plant where I work – and what I decided to do about it.

ACLU Features ››

The government is using provisions of the Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act to regularly track ...

The ACLU's campaign to stop extreme attacks on women's health. 

The FBI remains widely admired on Capitol Hill and within the Obama administration, despite a record ...

We now face an unprecedented opportunity to achieve the freedom to marry for same-sex couples ...