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Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

...registration card to include a photo, Whitmire said.Susan Dunn, an attorney with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, said turnout was too low in the primaries to know the law's effect. Just 16 percent of registered voters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-05/officials-say-voter-id-law-wo
Immigration case costs South Carolina $98,000

...Judge Richard Gergel on Monday ordered the state to pay $98,000 in attorneys' fees to groups including the American Civil Liberties Union.Those entities sued after the General Assembly approved the sweeping legislation, which was modeled after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-08/immgration-case-costs-sc-980
Purely partisan 'reform'

...conservative candidates ? has zero bipartisan support.Not even Democrats' most reliably liberal ally ? the American Civil Liberties Union ? will get behind it, calling it a danger to civil liberties.Democrats know there's no chance of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-23/purely-partisan-refor
Plaintiffs in election date lawsuit file response to city of Augusta

...the lawsuit that contends the election date change for local elections violates the Voting Rights Act.The American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit on behalf of Augusta residents Rep. Henry Howard, Rep. Earnest Smith, Rep. Gloria Frazier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-07/plaintiffs-election-da
Legal challenge raised over change in election dates for Augusta local races

...city of Augusta because of the election date change for local offices.The lawsuit, filed Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union, seeks an injunction against the city and a finding that the change in election dates violates the Voting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-21/legal-challeng
Bill not about local races

Facts are important, but facts were not in evidence in the Augusta Chronicle editorial chastising the American Civil Liberties Union suit and the three Democratic representatives who signed it (No rights denied," April 25). The suit requested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-02/bill-not-about-local-rac
Augusta files motion to dismiss suit meant to move May 20 elections

...federal lawsuit seeking to move May 20 mayor and commission elections to a later date.Filed April 18 by the American Civil Liberties Union, three Democratic state representatives, a District 4 Augusta Commission candidate and several Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-30/augusta-files-
No rights denied

...holding local elections during the state primaries next month instead of July as previously scheduled.The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the city on behalf of Augusta residents Rep. Henry Howard, Rep. Earnest Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-25/no-rights-denied
SC appeals inmate case, tries mental health fixes

...more money that it should be spending to fix the problems, a sentiment with which Vickie Middleton of the American Civil Liberties Union agreed."It's disappointing to hear that the state may spend more years and tax dollars to fight proving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-19/sc-appeals-inmate-case-tries-
SC bill that could close abortion clinics advances

...People are not considering a whole range of treatments that are affected," said Victoria Middleton with the American Civil Liberties Union.Abortion rights activists also opposed a bill dubbed the "Pregnant Women's Protection Act" as a back-door...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/sc-bill-could-close-abortion-