ACLU files discrimination charges against Facebook for serving job posts to only men

This isn’t the first time Facebook has been called out for the misuse of its ads platform.

California’s celebrated law ending cash bail is actually a disaster for defendants, advocates say

One reform advocate who worked on the bill before later opposing it said, “California has just signed into law the worst pre-trial detention law in the country."
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Appeals court begrudgingly strikes down Alabama abortion ban that could go to the Supreme Court

The ruling used language meant to stigmatize abortion and called Roe v. Wade an "aberration of constitutional law."
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Groups push back against efforts to disenfranchise voters of color in Florida and Georgia

Florida groups are suing for bilingual ballots as the ACLU fights back against polling locations being closed in Georgia.
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Mic Daily: ACLU sues over entrapment of immigrants, Twitter finally suspends Alex Jones and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

In outraged ruling, judge blocks deportations of asylum seekers facing domestic and gang violence

The plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU are now temporarily protected from deportation while a federal judge considers their case.

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Mic Daily: The ACLU is suing Jeff Sessions, the Oscars introduce a new category and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

The ACLU is suing Jeff Sessions over the Trump administration’s asylum policies

The lawsuit specifically calls into question policies enacted by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in June that seek to ramp up deportations and expedite removal proceedings for immigrants.
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Mic Daily: Trump threatens Twitter, Disney to ban plastic straws and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

The Supreme Court’s Fourth Amendment ruling is a major victory for digital privacy rights

Americans' right to privacy includes cell phone location data gathered by wireless carriers, the Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Inside the ACLU’s efforts to stop the Trump administration’s family separation policy

The Trump administration is separating families at the border as part of a broad crackdown on immigration, but the ACLU is suing to put a stop to the practice altogether.

Trump administration reportedly eyeing tent cities to house migrant children

Department of Health and Human Services officials will reportedly scout the Fort Bliss Army base near El Paso, Texas, as a potential location to temporarily house between 1,000 and 5,000 children.
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Mic Daily: ACLU calls Supreme Court decision a “setback,” Robert De Niro’s Trump outburst and more

Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.

64 years after Brown: How private religious schools are taking America backwards on segregation

“Any system that benefits a relatively large number of students at the expense of a large number of needy students, it’s a bad system,”

What if we didn’t... have the First Amendment?

Would hate speech laws curb extremism? Would journalists go to jail? The First Amendment is at the heart of American society, but other countries function without its broad protections.

Republicans introduce bill to protect anti-LGBT views

The First Amendment Defense Act says the government cannot "take any discriminatory action" against people or companies that discriminate against same-sex couples or couples who have premarital sex.

One year into the Trump era, the American left is still growing

One year since Trump’s inauguration, the American left is more organized than ever before.

6 defendants charged with rioting at Trump’s inauguration acquitted on all charges

The acquittals are being hailed as a win for the First Amendment and the right to protest.
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Net neutrality repeal prompts lawsuits and legislation from government officials and private groups

Government officials and private organizations across the country are taking action against the FCC's net neutrality repeal.
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People arrested during protests on Trump’s Inauguration Day still face decades in prison

Trials will continue unless the protesters prevail over their life-breaking charges.

At New York Fashion Week, a blue ACLU ribbon is set to make a statement

The CFDA and the ACLU have teamed up for "Fashion For ACLU," which is trying to raise awareness for the organization and raise funds.

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‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump loses more advisers, ACLU sues Trump over transgender ban

The important stories to know for Tuesday, August 29.

ACLU sues Trump over transgender military ban

The ACLU says the ban violates transgender people's constitutional right to equal protection and due process.

The ACLU defends the free speech of white supremacists — but now wants Confederate monuments removed

“Obviously, we have a different theory of change than the ACLU. [But] they've been an incredibly important partner."
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Judge greenlights lawsuit against two psychologists responsible for CIA’s use of waterboarding

The former military psychologists made more than $81 million with their torture tactics.

As lawsuits pile up, elections officials push back at “voter fraud panel” on Mike Pence’s home turf

The objections against the president's so-called "voter fraud panel" are mounting.

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Detroit judge halts deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals living in US

Many of the Iraqis are Chaldean Christians who reportedly voted for Trump.
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Supreme Court will hear case of baker who refused service to gay couples on religious grounds

The Supreme Court will take on the case of a bakery owner who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple.
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Federal judge blocks deportations of Iraqi Christians

The ACLU celebrated the decision as a "life-saving action" temporarily keeping Chaldean Christians from facing religious persecution in Iraq.

The ACLU is suing the Washington, D.C., police for violating the rights of Trump inaugural detainees

The plaintiffs' claims range from unconstitutional arrests to unjustified cavity searches.