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Report: Many immigrants re-arrested after detainers declined

...detainers as the reason why people are getting re-arrested," said Jennie Pasquarella, a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. "ICE has had, and continues to have and develop its tools to be able to prioritize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-13/report-many-immigrants-re-
Can KKK 'adopt a highway'? State of Georgia says no; appellate court considers the issue

...application. The department said its program was aimed at "civic-minded organizations in good standing."The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation sued on behalf of the KKK group in September 2012, arguing the state violated the group's right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/can-kkk-adopt-highway-state-georgia
Governor urges prayer for nation in crisis

...divided" - as well as help from God: "When we feel out of control, it is he who is in control."The American Civil Liberties Union has questioned her involvement and taxpayer funding in the Christian event.Also, rumors circulated that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/governor-urges-prayer-nation
Assault on free speech

...speech as loudly and controversially as they pleased.One could imagine left-leaning groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freedom From Religion Foundation staging flamboyant protests and demonstrations everywhere from college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-16/assault-free-speech
Have video ready to roll

...The bill establishes the use of body cameras for Georgia law enforcement but has drawn criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia over their use in non-public places.The ACLU believes police use of cameras on private property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-30/have-video-ready-roll
Senate panel wants SLED to handle shootings by police

...public and allows people to sue if officers stop them from taping or take their cellphone or camera.The American Civil Liberties Union asked senators if they could expand the bill to support any taping in public, whether it involves police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/senate-panel-wants-sled-handl
DeKalb County agrees to policy changes to protect rights of people who can't pay court fines

...and fees for traffic violations and other misdemeanors as part of the settlement of a federal lawsuit.The American Civil Liberties Union sued the county in January on behalf of a man who was jailed after he was unable to pay more than $800 in fines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/dekalb-county-agrees-p
Bill could limit tag reader data, hamper investigations

...been suspected or accused of breaking the law."The bill addresses some of the concerns outlined in the American Civil Liberties Union's report You Are Being Watched, which issued a list of recommendations on how readers could be used with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-06/bill-could-limit-tag-r
Georgia Senate backs religious freedom bill critics say gives cover for LGBT discrimination

...throughout the state," said Marty Rouse, field director for the Human Rights Campaign.According to the American Civil Liberties Union, similar bills have been introduced this year in more than a dozen states as conservatives brace for a possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/georgia-senate-backs-rel
Georgia lawmakers seek curb on cops

...with no set term, including Americans arrested on U.S. soil. Critics call it unconstitutional, even the American Civil Liberties Union that conservatives generally oppose.Although the issues involve fundamental legal principles, no one in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-01/georgia-lawmakers-seek