U.S. to tell Americans why they’re on no-fly list

CNN Americans on the United States’ no-fly list will now be privy to information about why they have been banned from commercial flights and be given the opportunity to dispute their status, according to court documents filed by the Justice Department this week. The revised policy comes in response to a June ruling by a… More U.S. to tell Americans why they’re on no-fly list

‘No F*cking Way!’: Lewis Black Blasts Voter ID Laws in ACLU Video

Mediaite Appearing in a new ACLU video released Thursday, comedian Lewis Black hilariously rails against voter ID laws and efforts to limit early voting. Upon learning what the ACLU’s voting rights project is attempting to combat nationwide, Black cannot contain himself. “I mean, who is denying people the right to vote?” Black asked ACLU’s Voting… More ‘No F*cking Way!’: Lewis Black Blasts Voter ID Laws in ACLU Video

Supreme Court Inaction Boosts Right To Record Police Officers

Score another one for democracy… The Huffington Post On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court  declined to review a decision by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocking the enforcement of an Illinois eavesdropping law. The broadly written law — the most stringent in the country — makes it a felony to make an audio recording… More Supreme Court Inaction Boosts Right To Record Police Officers

This week in the War on Voting: South Dakota’s shameful legacy continues

Daily Kos The ACLU highlights just one story from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, one story that demonstrates the plight of hundreds of voters in the state. South Dakota is trying to prevent Eileen Janis — and hundreds of other citizens — from voting. Eileen grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and does… More This week in the War on Voting: South Dakota’s shameful legacy continues