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ACLUAmerican Civil Liberties Union
ACLUAnti-Christian Litigation Unit
ACLUAmerican College of Life Underwriters (now American College; insurance)
ACLUAfghan Construction & Logistics Unit
ACLUAdult and Community Learning Unit (UK)
ACLUAdventurous Cowboys Living Underwater (Prairie Home Companion)
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Carrie Davis, staff attorney for the Ohio American Civil Liberties Union says immunity laws are counterproductive.
A new report released in late-August by the Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union claims that more than 200,000 kids were "spanked" or "paddled" at school during this past year.
The American Legion, one of the bill's staunchest supporters, also argued that Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union are on a mission to remove crosses and other religious symbols from the headstones and markers at the national cemeteries.
So in order to challenge the National Security Agency's controversial program of warrantless wiretaps, the American Civil Liberties Union has assembled a group of journalists, academics, lawyers, and activists who argue that the program's very existence infringes on their First Amendment rights.
The change in position, coming under pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, provided little comfort to David Wynn, associate pastor of Church of the Trinity, a 300-member Metropolitan Community Church in nearby Sarasota, Fla.
--Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, on the domestic eavesdropping program President Bush authorized after 9/11 as part of the nation's counterterrorism efforts.
Department of Health and Human Services suspended the use of taxpayer dollars to fund the Silver Ring Thing, a nationwide ministry that promotes abstinence-until-marriage sex education to "bring the unchurched to Jesus Christ." The American Civil Liberties Union had filed a lawsuit this past May challenging the misuse of more than one million dollars awarded by the federal government to the Silver Ring Thing since August 2003.
The proposed law has had numerous set-backs over the years as it was opposed by Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, struck down twice by the Florida courts, and vetoed by a former governor.
More than 12 percent of the school district's students opted out of a training video that was supposed to be shown in 2004 to the entire school population as part of the school district's settlement of a 2003 lawsuit with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Change the Climate, the Drug Policy Alliance, and the Marijuana Policy Project filed a lawsuit against the U.S.
The American Civil Liberties Union recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of 20 students who were allegedly terrorized by a SWAT team-style drug raid at Stratford High School ha Columbia, S.C., last November.
Criticism of the PATRIOT Act continued in July, when the American Civil Liberties Union joined several Arab-American and Islamic groups in filing the first lawsuit against the anti-terrorism law.
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