Posts tagged with ‘ACLU’

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Occupy Takes Aim at ALEC Today in 70 US Cities

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Occupy Takes Aim at ALEC Today in 70 US Cities Yana Kunichoff The Occupy movement, since its inception in September 2011, has been against corporate greed. And in 70 cities across the country, it’s found one target that best shows the rampant corporate control of our judicial system that Occupiers see as a central grievance: […]

ACLU Statement on Ruling in Padilla v. Rumsfeld Appeal

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Court Dismissed Case Seeking to Hold U.S. Officials Accountable for Torturing American Citizen ACLU Statement on Ruling in Padilla v. Rumsfeld Appeal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today affirmed the dismissal of the American Civil Liberties Union’s lawsuit against current and former government officials for […]

LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military

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LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military Dan Bacher The LA Police Department, known for its brutality and corruption over the years, and the U.S. military conducted joint “tactical exercises” in downtown LA this week. One Black Hawk, a helicopter that has served in combat in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan and […]