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Battle flag at center of Supreme Court free speech case

...Confederacy and Maryland.The First Amendment dispute has brought together some unlikely allies, including the American Civil Liberties Union, anti-abortion groups, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, civil libertarian Nat Hentoff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-22/battle-flag-at-center-of-supreme-cou
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Rich Lowry: The sad plight of Jihadi John

...if he were an innocent harassed by an out-of-control security service. He could have started a blog devoted to civil liberties. He could have joined an advocacy group fighting against such abuses. He could have gotten a law degree and fought...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-04/rich-lowry-the-sad-plight-of-jiha
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...One activist said the driving ban is also part of "a wider effort to quash any chances of raising the ceiling on civil liberties" in Saudi Arabia.The two women appeared in court on Thursday for the second time in the eastern al-Ahsa region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/aya-batrawy/2014-12-25
Bob Franken: Body cameras for all

...of the law. Obviously the intention is a good one, but there are some reservations. Largely they center around civil liberties and concerns about further invasions of privacy and misuse of the video record.Let's face it, that battle is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-06/bob-franken-body-cameras-for-all
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Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

...Arizona's conservative attorney general announced state wouldn't challenge that judge's ruling. The American Civil Liberties Union called on Alaska Republican Gov. Sean Parnell to follow suit."While we're thrilled that equal marriage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-18/gay-marriage-alaska-arizona-couples-
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Appeals court puts gay marriage on hold

...after bad and perpetuate discrimination against Alaskans," said Joshua Decker, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska."When an Alaska constitutional principle has been invalidated by a lower court, the governor believes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-15/appeals-court-puts-gay-marriage-on-h
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Judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban

...Burgess decision and working on the next steps to appeal. Joshua Decker, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said Alaska has no legal chance of prevailing at either the 9th Circuit Court or with the U.S...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/judge-strikes-down-same-sex-marriage
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Federal judge strikes down Alaska gay marriage ban

...Burgess decision and working on the next steps to appeal.Joshua Decker, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska, said Alaska has no legal chance of prevailing at either the 9th Circuit Court or with the U.S...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-12/federal-judge-strikes-down-alaska-ga
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What others say: USA Freedom Act a testimony to informed public debate

...possible connections to foreign terrorism.But the Senate version, worked out in negotiations with the White House and civil liberties groups, imposes stricter limits on the search terms used to obtain not only phone data but other records as well...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-24/what-others-say-usa-freedom-act-a
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...spokeswoman Dena Iverson said government attorneys were reviewing the decision and would have no comment Tuesday.American Civil Liberties Union attorney Hina Shamsi said: "This should serve as wakeup call to the government."

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24
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