American Civil Liberties Union
A 70-year-old law makes it illegal in New Jersey to use “profane, indecent or obscene language” around a minor in that adult’s care, but that may change.
Voters in New Jersey are deciding today on whether to amend the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail in certain criminal cases.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
The Neshaminy High School newspaper editorial board members, who fought to ban the word “Redskins” from the paper, are among the honorees.
“I do believe we have the ability to do something about this,” Booker says of Congress.
The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.
The proposed law would make it a crime to expose sexually explicit images of an “intimate partner” to a third party for the intent of harassment.
The ACLU and marriage equality group “Freedom To Marry” are enlisting the help of Pennsylvania’s mayors for a public education campaign.
The bill is sponsored by Pa. Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny County), and co-sponsored by Rep. Ronald Waters (D-Phila., foreground).
A couple of recent incidents have cast new doubt on the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of the “stop-and-frisk” tactic for fighting crime.
The two men from center city Philadelphia had asked Mayor Nutter to officiate at their wedding after obtaining a marriage license in Montgomery County.
After several hours of wrangling over analysis of data pertaining to how many voters were unable to obtain proper ID prior to last year’s election, the judge postponed closing arguments until Thursday.
Officials in Montgomery County say the county is ready to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples even though gay marriages and civil unions are not recognized in Pennsylvania.
Privacy experts say a court ruling in New Jersey this week on cellphone tracking could resonate beyond the state’s borders.