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When fighting war, especially against terrorists, one should listen to Shakespeare, Lincoln and Truman, and not the American Civil Liberties Union.
Vincent C. Gray criticized his predecessor for running "one of the most opaque administrations" he had ever seen and singled out its failure to process requests for public records as he promised more transparency during his 2010 campaign for D.C. mayor.
A sheriff in Louisiana said he couldn't care less what the American Civil Liberties Union says about his planned public prayer event — it's going forward, lawsuit or no lawsuit.
A federal appeals court on Monday released a previously secret memo that provided legal justification for using drones to kill Americans suspected of terrorism overseas.
Since 9/11, privacy has been an endangered species in the United States. But now there's political will to conserve our privacy and roll back a surveillance state that sought to make privacy extinct.
The head of the government's civil liberties protection board said Thursday that its classified review of the NSA's collection of Americans telephone records didn't turn up any evidence of abuses — but both he and the man who lead the National Security Agency's program said it's still time to end bulk collection.
When The Guardian newspaper disclosed last year that the United States government had obtained an order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court demanding that Verizon Business Network Services produce the phone records of all its customers under Section 215 of the Patriot Act, it opened the door to a year's worth of startling revelations about the National Security Agency's vast, global surveillance apparatus.
An interesting strategic alliance yields a noteworthy policy event next week. The Washington Times, the American Civil Liberties Union and Microsoft Corp. have combined forces to produce "Privacy in America: The NSA, the Constitution and the USA Freedom Act," which has drawn some heavyweight thinkers with institutional knowledge, wisdom and streets smarts.
The American Civil Liberties Union is urging a federal judge to reject Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's request to stay any future ruling striking down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban.