Tag Archives: American Civil Liberties Union

Common Dreams – Three Quarters Of A Million Voters Set To Be Disenfranchised In Pennsylvania –

Over 750,000 registered voters in Pennsylvania may be disenfranchised under the state’s new voter ID law, election officials on reported on Tuesday.

(photo: video still from The Ed Show see link below) The three quarters of a million figure represents 9.2 percent of the state’s voters. Continue reading

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Common Dreams – ACLU, Senator Arthenia Joyner, National Council Of La Raza, File Legal Challenge Over Florida’s Illegal Dual System Of Elections – 3 July 2012

( Lucas comment: The laswsuits follow each other quickly, a good sign that people are getting in action and take those on who unconstiutaional take our rights.)

MIAMI – July 2 – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida, along with State Senator Arthenia Joyner, and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) filed an administrative petition against Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner challenging his implementation of a dual election system involving restrictive changes in election procedures adopted by the Florida Legislature in 2011. Along with the ACLU of Florida, petitioners are represented by the Brennan Center for Justice and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Continue reading

American Civil Liberties Union – ACLU – Obama Administration Asks Supreme Court To Dismiss ACLU Challenge To Warrantless Wiretapping Law ACLU Argues Dragnet Surveillance Of Americans Is Unconstitutional – 20 February 2012

NEW YORK – February 17 – The government today asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that allowed the American Civil Liberties Union to challenge the constitutionality of a law that gives the government unprecedented authority to monitor international emails and phone calls by Americans. Continue reading