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ACLU

abbr.
American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU

abbreviation for
1. (Social Welfare) American Civil Liberties Union
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU

or A.C.L.U.,

American Civil Liberties Union.
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However, a court had granted her release after the charges against her were waived off, according to the ACLU of Colorado.
The ACLU could not more strongly disagree with the values that Milo Yiannopoulos espouses, but we can't allow the government to pick and choose which viewpoints are acceptable.
We were also joined by Brian Hauss, a staff attorney at the ACLU.
There are other Trump proposals that the ACLU says would be found unconstitutional: authorizing "something beyond water-boarding," which the ACLU declares would violate the Fifth and Eighth Amendments, as well as the Geneva Convention and the War Crimes Act; and expanding mass surveillance, which already violates the First and Fourth Amendments.
Wheeler points out that although the ACLU initially rejected dealing with sexual activity, content, and harassment--identifying as an organization solely focused on freedom of speech--by the mid-century privacy rights were being used for both commercial protection and sexual conduct.
The ACLU said that after the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City and the Pentagon, the US government began imprisoning Muslim men as material witnesses without having a reason to hold them.
Moore said much of the discussion with the ACLU involved narrowing the negotiations toward those issues believed to be covered by existing laws already.
HHS officials were aware, the ACLU said, that the bishops prevented any of the grant money from being used for contraceptive or abortion services in keeping with church doctrines.
Although the ACLU cites no specific instances of federal agencies employing the readers in this way, documents released by the Boston Police Department state that officers may deploy these devices "to a defined geographical area for purposes of an ongoing investigation or an intelligence gathering operation.
Seemingly, the ACLU denied the money on the grounds that the AHA is "nonthestic" (www.
Programs and laws cited in the federal report don't go far enough to prove the government's commitment to eliminating racism, ACLU officials said.
The ACLU resisted the subpoena and, in a rare retreat by the Bush administration, got the Justice Department to back down, striking a blow against censorship, arbitrary secrecy, and abuse of the grand jury process.