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2011-06-06 09:00:00

CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Civil Liberties Union and a group of prominent media organizations have asked the Illinois Supreme Court to uphold a 2007 state law that permits ordinary citizens to speak out on questions of public policy without fear of expensive, lengthy, retaliatory lawsuits brought by the subjects of their speech.

2011-03-07 14:48:00

CHICAGO, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a critical week for women's reproductive health care in the Illinois House, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.

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2011-02-10 06:15:00

A US Judge will hear arguments next week over the US government’s labors to get Twitter to release personal information on the accounts of three people with ties to whistleblower website WikiLeaks.

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2011-02-09 05:50:00

High-tech surveillance cameras in use around Chicago used by the city’s police to zoom in on crimes in progress and track suspects across the city are the subject of growing privacy concerns from citizens and privacy rights activists.

2010-10-07 14:10:00

"The American people ought to know if the Obama Justice Department is being run by radical leftist organizations such as the ACLU" WASHINGTON, Oct.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.